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Category Officer

  • Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
  • Location: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH378365_1528470357

Job description

Category Officer


Anderselite have a great opportunity for a Category Officer to work in Rushden for a main contractor within the construction sector on a contract basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support across the Category Management structure, the ability to build strong working relationships and provision of excellent customer service and response time and quality are key.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage both existing & future supplier relationships & contracts. Hold regular structured Service Level Agreement meetings with Suppliers & Service Providers.

Investigate, develop and instigate framework agreement improvements, to create lasting benefits to the company.

Develop and implement sourcing strategies, include significant elements of the management process to ensure risks are mitigated and opportunities realised, ensuring all suppliers/subcontractors identify and can meet policies and accreditations.

Draft, negotiate and agree clear concise and complete contractual documentation which identifies roles and responsibilities.

Ensure a balance between cost, service and risk, whilst developing a category and sourcing strategy and policy for specific spend areas, gather data, consult with stakeholders and identify the business needs through detailed category plans.

Candidate Specification:

Experienced procurement experience within category management.

Full understanding of Category Management principles or experience of similar Category based sourcing processes.

Capable of creating and managing a robust Category Plan.

Evidential experience and track record of 'best in class' supply chain delivery in a similar role within a complex organisational structure and having demonstrable experience of significant cost-savings

Strong negotiation skills, and an experienced category manager of multiple category and frameworks with suppliers and service providers nationally including SRM skills at a variety of senior level stakeholders such as departmental leads and business heads.

Possess a procurement, supply chain management or category management background within a large business that has a track record of achieving measurable procurement results.

Experience of costing methods and valuation and ability to analyse financial information and identify risk.

What you should know:

The client in question are one of the UK's leading contractors, they are an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society every day.

Please get in touch for a confidential chat to see if this is a good fit for you.

Nikita Burt - 02380219143 - Ref - 378365

Anderselite Ltd operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

Our non-discrimination policy can be viewed on our website at anderselite .com /non-discrimination-policy

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