Category Manager

Vacancy posted: Friday, 21 April 2017

Salary: Negotiable
Location: Glasgow

Job ref. no.: UK757363

Due to continued growth a new opportunity has arisen for a an experienced Category Manager to join a blue-chip services organisation based in Glasgow.

Job Description:

 The successful candidate will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services, ranging from framework agreements to individual contracts;

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To ensure maximum value & efficiency with fit for purpose service levels
  • To review and support the Group Procurement policy and strategy
  • To establish a category management approach across the group and manage the integration process
  • Define, implement and review standard processes across the group (RFI, RFT, tender management)
  • Establish processes for I-procurement covering systems, responsibilities & choice of media
  • Undertake stakeholder needs analysis and future planning
  • Plan and monitor short and longer term financial deliverables
  • Monitor supplier performance via appropriate dashboards
  • Undertake contract negotiations, contract creation and ensuring governance
  • Manage the internal stakeholders during and after the transition to a group procurement approach
  • Ensure appropriate local engagement in procurement processes and supplier management

Skills and Education required:

  • Excellent communicator at all levels, both written and verbal
  • Successful programme and change management capabilities
  • Experience in delivering sustainable procurement processes
  • Experience of purchasing multiple categories
  • MCIPS Qualified
  • EU Utilities Legislation would be useful but not essential
  • Good understanding of Contract Law & Regulation
  • External relationship management with external and internal stakeholders

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Contact Name Alwyn Knox
Telephone +44 141 227 9179
Address Hudson
130 St Vincent Street
Glasgow
G2 5HF
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