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Procurement Category Manager
Salary Area Job Ref Consultant Sector
£40k - 45k per year + Car + Benefits Coalville, Leicestershire, England JS114 James Smith Transport, Logistics


JS114 - Procurement Category Manager

Location: Bardon Hill, Coalville

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + Car + Benefits


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Procurement Category Manager for one of our clients based in Coalville.
As Procurement Category Manager, you will work in close collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders, promoting proactive and effective management of all procurement and commercial requirements for specific spend categories.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• To manage tendering, contracts and negotiation strategy, in line with procurement plans.
• Achieve strong, collaborative and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
• Work with end-users and relevant functional departments to develop specifications, statements of work, performance metrics, tender documentation and drafting appropriate contract terms & conditions.
• Manage the tender, supplier selection, contract award and implementation process ensuring effective communication is maintained throughout.
• Create added value annual activity plans that support the attainment of department/ business objectives.
• Ensure that departments and individual performance targets are achieved through the maintenance of monthly progress reports.
• Conduct regular risk assessments.
• Fully populate all key procurement databases and information registers, ensuring that the key information is maintained and up to date.
• Plan and attend regular review meetings with end-users, stakeholders and suppliers.
• Demonstrate consistent and proactive support to company-wide health and safety targets.
• Support attainment of company’s P2P performance requirements.
• Participate in/ conduct annual behavioural, performance and competency assessments.
• Other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Procurement or Line Manager.

Skills and Qualifications

• Procurement expertise preferably with category management.
• Knowledge of additional direct and indirect categories.
• Drafting and negotiating contract terms and conditions especially construction contracts.
• Drafting and developments of performance metrics.
• Assisting end users in drafting and developing specifications.
• Drafting tender documentation.
• Management of the tender process.
• Market and supplier analysis.
• Proven experience of developing and managing strong relationships with end users, senior stakeholders and suppliers.
• Gravitas to influence all levels of management.
• Able to lead and manage multiple priorities / projects effectively without compromise.
• MCIPS (or working towards).
• Delivering significant benefit through supplier sourcing, selection and contracting.
• Ability to create procurement contracting and negotiation strategies.
• Manage multiple diverse spend categories.
• Managing multiple suppliers.
• Managing high total spend.
• A business degree or engineering qualification would be highly desirable.

Location: Bardon Hill, Coalville

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + Car + Benefits