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Senior Category Manager

£47,000 to £50,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
The Executive Network Groups Logistics & Transport Division is currently recruiting for a Senior Category Manager in Derbyshire to join our client on a permanent basis support the category strategies underpinning the procurement requirements of the business. Salary Package Permanent Role Salary circa £45,000-£50,000 Location: Derby (Hybrid Working Available) Key Responsibilities • Implement agreed category strategies for the procurement on sub systems which must be in line with the overall procurement strategy. • Be seen as the Procurement subject matter experts on your sub-system, and the benefits they can deliver to the customer and end user • Manage the end-to-end procurement process for sub-systems, from RFP through to end supplier management, including: • Identify opportunities for new services through the use of innovative products to customers • Where appropriate, tracking supplier performance against the contractual service level agreements, ensuring feedback from other functions is received and acted upon. Escalate any issues in a timely manner, both externally to the supplier and internally within the commercial function • Support the overall drive for cost efficiencies across the procurement function • Support the development of procurement processes and systems • Support the delivery of quality accreditations, including the ISO 20400 in sustainable procurement • Work as part of the procurement function, supporting the development of the overall strategy and annual business plan • Support other functions (Finance/Commercial/Fleet) in the internal planning and budgeting for WLMP/FQP • Support the commercial and innovation processes with knowledge of sub-systems, how they are developing and the costs for implementation • Support the project managers and other functions during the operational phase of a contract/project and be seen as the point of escalation for commercial issues with the supply base • Work effectively with other functions/departments, often as part of cross-functional teams. • Operate in line with the organisation s values and behaviours • Ensure that all products procured comply with all environmental, ethical and health and safety legislation • Support the business in the drive for continuous improvement To be considered for this Senior Category Manager role you must have: • Procurement experience as a Senior Buyer (Engineering desirable) • Knowledge of rolling stock and components (Railway industry desirable) • Legal or commercial experience would be advantageous • Track record of working to and exceeding KPIs • Knowledge of Oracle-based systems • Educated to degree or further education standard, preferably in either Engineering, Law, or Business Management would be of an advantage. • An MCIPS or better qualification from the Chartered Institute of Procurement would be desirable
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  • Job Reference: 705453567-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Executive Network Group
    Executive Network Group
  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: £47,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent