Langley Search & Interim is working with a European Manufacturing client (private equity owned) that is looking for a Category Manager – Indirects working out of the UK and in liaison with their manufacturing sites across the UK & in Europe. You will be part of a global team of professional procurement staff and report to the Head of Indirects Procurement who reports to the Global Procurement Director.
You will be based in the Manchester Area (North West of UK) and there is a flexible working scheme allowing some of the week to be home based.
Ideally you should have sound technical skills (CIPS or equivalent preferred), be of degree calibre with excellent communication and influencing skills. You will have a good knowledge of and demonstrable experience in the areas of indirect procurement e.g HR category, capex, telecoms, packaging, IT, FM category (hard & soft) and best practice in these areas. You will be used to building relationships and rapport with multiple stakeholders from multiple sites/divisions and working with them to deliver results – you will be proactive in taking the lead and developing cross-functional teams to support the procurement activity.
You will be able to work effectively without supervision and some EMEA travel will be required e.g. to the Netherlands, France, Germany etc.
This is an exciting & interesting role which will enable you to travel and work with different cultures and geographies around Europe/UK.
In return for your expertise a salary of up to £30-45k plus car and other benefits
For further information please email your CV, availability and full package details to us on Christina.firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 7581/CL/PERM.
Langley Search & Interim supplies Procurement Category Managers in Manchester, North West, Liverpool, Yorkshire, Lancashire & UK area Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent procurement recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally. We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.
Key words: Indirect Procurement,HR Procurement, HR Category Manager, Category Manager, MRO, telecoms, buyer, senior buyer, Category, IT Category, packaging, Capex Procurement, CIPS
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