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HR Category Manager
My client is a global retail business based in Hampshire who are looking for a senior HR category manager to join them on a permanent basis.
This is a fantastic role to really help shape the procurement division of a globally known brand. The role will responsible for managing a spend of approx 100 - 150 million aswell as leading the development, implementation and ongoing management of procurement categories.
Location - Hampshire
Salary - Competative, Benefits include - car allowance, bonus, healthcare and benefits
The key job responsibilities for the role of senior category manager are are -
Takes a lead role with stakeholders (functional, procurement and supplier), defines and implements effective category strategies to deliver a programme of transformation and risk mitigation; obtaining buy-in at each necessary step of the process
Ensures value for money by constantly challenging the balance between cost, risk and service
Routinely shares best practices and learning across categories, geographies and teams
Leads an appropriate sourcing process (including planning, defining business needs, assessing supply market, defining strategy, execution, supplier selection and contracting) that delivers the right level of service and commercial outcomes
Supports business in ensuring suppliers priorities and capacities are aligned, identifies options, risks and mitigations
Secures formal stakeholder approvals for supplier selection recommendations' as required
The ideal canidate for the role of Senior category manager will have -
Strong experience in HR, contingent labour, accountancy or management consultants categorys
Subject matter experts in category management, sourcing, procurement-led change and contract management
Able to navigate procurement across an international & multi-site operation
Drives procurement-led change through their own initiative
Utilising market and business intelligence, shapes the strategic category agenda whilst also delivering on their initiative plans
Expert in at negotiation; ensuring the effective conclusion of commercial and service arrangements that meet the needs of the business.
Fully leverages procurement toolbox to optimise results
Comprehensive knowledge of commercial contracts, and is able to construct and conclude (with the aid of Legal team) commercial contracts that capture commercial and service requirements and mitigate against risk.
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