Category Manager

Location: Bristol
Salary:: £55,000 - £65,000 per Year
Ref: 18246
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2019-06-17
Start Date: 2019-06-17


Job Specification

Copello are working with an Engineering Services company to recruit a Category Lead to work within the existing team and taking a key role in the development of an effective category strategy for machined parts and fabricated parts.

As the Category Manager you will have excellent experience of strategic sourcing and have the ability to demonstrate a stepped sourcing approach.
The Category Manager will need to establish effective stakeholder relationships across various sites and can influence the direction of spend. There is a significant focus on total cost of ownership (TCO) with previous experience of reviewing make vs buy scenarios to ensure that the business is getting the best value with each decision.

The ideal candidate would have been working within a Procurement function as a Procurement Manager or Category Manager and have experience of transformation and driving and influencing change. This procurement professional will need to be able to communicate effectively at each stakeholder level and will have the gravitas to gain confidence in the overall category strategy and plan.

The Category Manager will need to demonstrate excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage a number of projects at once and prioritise key areas.

This is a fantastic opportunity to influence a significant spend area within the organisation and to be part of an overall transformation drive.
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