Procurement Category Manager 3rd Party Materials


Procurement Category Manager 3rd Party Materials

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension, car/allowance

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    Victoria Elliott

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  • Job Published:

    11 months ago

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What you will do
As Procurement Category Manager 3rd Party Materials within the UK&I Field Procurement team you will be supporting a $50M+ materials spend, creating detailed strategies and successfully implementing, driving the execution of all associated 3rd party material spend.

You will be responsible for leading the material Buyers team, driving a thorough supplier review, managing supplier performance and commercial negotiation to enhance bottom line growth, ensuring lowest total cost of ownership and delivery of cost savings with competitive pricing.

How you will do it
The Procurement Manager will ensure support on multiple project purchases across the UK&I Field business ensuring that materials are acquired at the right price, time and quality, and providing whatever other support is necessary to ensure the business has the products needed to meet end-user customer needs.

You will manage a small team of materials Buyers in the security and HVAC categories. Local interaction with business sector leadership and operational project teams is essential in this role to maximize project involvement, margin improvement and internal relationship building. The role also interacts with the EMEA & Global Sourcing organisations to ensure aligned initiatives and strategy.

What we look for
Previous experience as a senior buyer / manager with category experience
Demonstrate solid experience of successful strategy development and implementation
Strong negotiation and analytical skills

CIPPS or studying towards
Experience in the same/similar industry