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Procurement Category Lead

  • Job reference: 928251
  • Location: Bristol City Centre, Bristol
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Category Managers, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 20/11/2019

Job Title: Procurement Category Lead (£50,000 - £60,000)

Location: Bristol

Background: This role plays a key part in the Procurement Function, supporting the development and implementation of Category Management Strategies on a Nuclear Engineering project in the South West of England. My client are looking for a Category Lead with around 10 years' experience with experience in a project procurement environment. Preferably with an engineering or manufacturing bias.

Role: * Develop Procurement strategies that maximise value * Implement Procurement and Supply Chain strategy, including negotiation with suppliers and evaluating on-going supplier performance * Conduct sourcing activities to support overall Category strategy * Conduct market engagement, tendering evaluation, negotiation and contract award activities * Assist with the design of supply chains and sourcing strategy * Review supplier base to reduce low-value transactional activity and focus on managing strategically important suppliers * Manage the performance of key suppliers using appropriate KPI's to improve performance and engagement * Support performance management and its implementation and compliance across Group * With Project Procurement Director agree upon Value Delivery targets * Monitor and report process on a monthly basis * Establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and hold a regular performance updates and reviews

Qualifications and Experience: * Business / Finance / Engineering or other related degree * MCIPS is preferable * Experience in Strategic Sourcing / Category Management role * Good knowledge and understanding of Procurement techniques * Track record of delivering year-on-year Procurement savings * Experience of managing sourcing projects through lifecycle * Good communication skills * Strategic thinker * Energetic and enthusiastic about Procurement and Supply Chain

Must be able to obtain SC clearance, or must have held SC clearance within the last 12 months.

Our client can offer a competitive salary along with a good benefits package and the opportunity to work for a highly respected company at the forefront of the UK nuclear new build industry offering excellent prospects for future career development and advancement.


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