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Procurement Category Manager - London, United Kingdom

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A well-established Investment Management company is recruiting a Procurement Category Manager within IT or Professional Services, HR and Marketing. The function selects and manages third party suppliers who protect the business against commercial, operational and regulatory risk whilst delivering value for money for budget holders. The function will develop, agree and communicate the procurement strategy and will deliver services to the organisation including running procurement projects, managing renewals, putting in place effective and appropriate contracts with suppliers and managing the purchase to payment process for supplier invoices.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Supporting the delivery of the category strategy for indirect spend, driving efficiencies and savings for the business and supporting delivery of business strategy and third party supply chain control
  • Understanding and identifying market trends and intelligence to deliver value and innovative solutions that will achieve business success
  • Delivering an excellent procurement service to internal customers/stakeholders
  • Managing supplier relationships during the procurement projects and interventions
  • Accountable for delivery of procurement projects driving efficiencies and savings Building strong working relationships with core centralized teams


    The successful candidate is likely to have:


  • Relevant professional or degree qualification (e.g. CIPS, MBA)
  • Experience of working in a financial services or services based procurement function
  • Experience of commercial and contract negotiation, including the drafting and execution of commercial contracts
  • Working knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislative frameworks relevant to the UK business
  • Good knowledge of strategic procurement and category management theories and concepts, financial risk and liability, including understanding the commercial risks associated with indirect supply chain








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London, United Kingdom

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Job Title: Procurement Category Manager

Location: London, United Kingdom

Job Type: Perm Position

Reference ID: 828033

Posted Date: 12/08/2019

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