HR Commercial Lead (People Services/ Workforce)

to £74k + up to 15% bonus

Langley is currently working with a high profile organization with a £multi-billion spend. We are looking for a Category Manager – Workforce / People Services.

This role would suit a commercially minded Procurement professional who has great stakeholder relationship skills, and has operated at a strategic level across any areas of the HR Category, such as recruitment or contingent labor, apprenticeship training, occupational health or L&D.

Key deliverables for the role include:

  • Deliver ‘best in class’ category management through developed innovative category, product and sourcing strategies that demonstrate a clear focus on customer service and deep market insight
  • Work collaboratively to develop products and services that deliver value to stakeholders and are sustainable
  • Possess excellent communication and consultative skills to build strong relationships with stakeholders and suppliers
  • Delivered strategic supplier management that enhanced category and supplier performance

The successful candidate will ideally bring a blend of the following:

  • In- depth category management / procurement knowledge that has delivered outstanding value for money and strong commercial outcomes.
  • The ability to demonstrate the implementation of the latest category management methodology and a clear demonstration of staying abreast of latest category management market trends.
  • Proven experience in influencing senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • Evidence of the ability to identify process improvements and successfully manage changes that deliver great commercial outcomes.
  • Strong leadership capability, being able to illustrate how to successfully lead a team or manage a project.

For further information, please email Barbie at or call 07970794794.

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