Category Procurement Managers, Southampton
If you've got procurement experience across technical/engineering and indirect services/marketing then read on....
I'm currently working with a leading branded business, in the Southampton area, who have steadily increased the size of their procurement function over the last few years. They are now looking for additional Category Procurement Managers to join the team to develop, implement, lead and set the direction of the category sourcing strategy across the general indirect services and engineering/technical categories. You'll manage all aspects of the commercial, operational, quality and risk management requirements and be accountable for the full end to end sourcing and supply process for the category. Managing a small team you'll work closely with key stakeholders in a true partnership approach across your business area to develop and implement the category strategy.
You will have previous procurement experience in a strategic sourcing environment with strong people management skills. You'll be experienced in category management and the development of strategic sourcing strategies. You'll be commercially astute with strong experience of leveraging operating efficiencies and adding real value to stakeholders. First class communication and negotiation skills will be a given in this role and it would be a real advantage if you were CIPS qualified.
To apply please send your details through to me today.
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