Job Type: Permanent
Job Industry: Transport
Contact Name: Ben East
Job Location: Berkshire
Job Title: Global Category Manager
Job Salary: £58000 - £68000 Per Annum
My client are a Global Technology Organisation who are represented across over 150 countries and has over 3600 employees across the globe. They aim to facilitate travel commerce through connecting travel providers with both offline and online buyers. As a result of continued expansion, they are no looking for an experience Category Manager to work closely a team of 14. Reporting to the Procurement Director, you will be responsible for the following:
* Provide strategic procurement for the across the Professional Services category across the business on a Global scale.
* You will be responsible for identifying the businesses needs and work to engage with the best suppliers in order to benefit the companys needs.
* This will entail overseeing the full end to end procurement process, including; Sourcing Plans, Proposal Review, Negotiations etc.
* The role is very much stakeholder facing, you will be responsible for developing key relationships and providing guidance where needed.
* Will ideally have experience of working for a Global Organisation and have experience of working closely within a team environment.
* Needs to have experience of managing the Professional Services category, ideally within from a Technology background, however my client are open to other backgrounds.
* You will have the ability to engage with Stakeholders within the business and provide them with plans on how to progress the category forward.
* Should be degree qualified and be a member of CIPS.
* 7 years experience within the Procurement industry minimum is a must for this position.