Global Category Manager

  • Sector: LMA UK Human Resources
  • Contact: Claire Lever
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Expiry Date: 26 December 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH409035_1669474049
  • Contact Email: Claire.Lever@lmarecruitment.com

We are seeking an experienced Category Manager for a leading manufacturing company based in Berkshire.

This immediate opportunity will be offered as an interim contractor and commitment till the end of March 2023 is essential.

Joining their successful Procurement team, your sole accountability will be to manage the procurement of the temporary labour within the Professional Services space.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting stakeholders in the management of Professional Services Category through active management of spend, market expertise and mitigation of risks
  • By analysis of spend, detailed understanding of the market and internal stakeholder needs, develop and deliver Category strategies in support of the business strategic objectives
  • Demonstrate compliance with procurement process
  • Lead and execute procurement processes: sourcing, contract management, data analytics and supplier management
  • Build strong relationships with the Procurement Business Partner organisation to support the broader stakeholder community
  • Develop and manage relationships with key suppliers, including leading significant negotiations

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Deep knowledge Professional Services, particularly HR Services and Temporary labour.
  • Proven record of success in category management
  • Knowledge of the industry trends and best practice
  • Leadership of complex global sourcing teams and project
  • Experience working in decentralised, matrix organisations

If you are available immediately and have expertise within this field, please send us your CV today to be considered.
This is an urgent role, and only immediate starters (no more than 2 weeks notice) are required.

With regret, due to the volume of CVs we receive, only suitable candidates will be contacted.