Category Manager - Financial Services

Ref No. EMP404295
Salary £500 - £600/day
Location Sunbury-On-Thames, England
Start date 02/01/2018
Job type Contract (9)
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

I am currently recruiting for a category manager for financial services. The specific categories of focus are insurance, banking and pensions.

Important

Insurance/banking/pension category management experience

The Job

This role will be part of the team with responsibility for all strategic sourcing, negotiation & category management within the Professional Services category. The role involves establishing, agreeing and executing the category management plans for a portfolio of Financial Services indirect spend.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand the supply market and demand within the client for Financial Services
  • Work with the business to develop and agree the category strategy
  • Execute the strategy, creating and managing operational metrics
  • Establish and oversee the transactional procurement process
  • Agree preferred supplier and tail supplier management strategies
  • Partner with Finance, Legal, Comms, etc. to effectively lead change

Key Challenges:

  • Influencing a disaggregated set of senior stakeholders
  • Effective prioritisation of opportunities, leveraging the IP operating model to enable effective category management

Essential Experience:

  • Thorough understanding of and experience in procurement category management
  • Working in an international environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence across all different levels in the organisation
  • Track record of developing impactful relationships with senior stakeholders

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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