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Assistant Category Manager


£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Assistant Category Manager


Assistant Category Manager
Office Services
Travel, Fleet, Indirect Services

Our multinational client is looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Category Manager to support the Category Management function. You will be joining a high performing team within an excellent reputation across indirect procurement markets. This role is seen as a key development position for the right individual and the business actively looks to support staff through their CIPS qualifications.

You will be required to develop and maintain appropriate relationships with colleagues across the business as well as with suppliers.

oDegree educated.

Essential Criteria:

oProven and relevant experience in indirect categories for: Fleet & Travel; Office Services; Energy; Recruitment; Learning & Development.
oReasonable working knowledge of indirect supplier contracts
oGood commercial acumen with a proven track record in delivering performance
oUnderstanding of "Continuous Improvement Programme" implementation with Strategic Suppliers
oUnderstanding of Supplier and Customer Relationship Management tools and techniques and their application
oUnderstanding of risk management strategies and processes


oThrough detailed analysis of management information, ensure contractual obligations are delivered and sustained with respect to supplier KPI's, managing corrective action activities as necessary.
oIdentify risks in the supply chain, report and mitigate via formal risk management process.
oManage and report on supplier performance and oversee the development of corrective actions
oDevelopment and execution of category strategy and supplier development plans as agreed by Line Management

There are fantastic developmental opportunities for a procurement individual at the beginning of a promising year.

Please do not miss out - they would like to hire and be ready to go with their new recruit in the New Year.

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