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Contract Senior Procurement Category Manager

Job description


Role: Contract Senior Procurement Category Manager
Term: 3 months
Rate: £650 - £700 a day
IR35: Inside IR35
Location: Hybrid - Portsmouth
Our client seeks a highly skilled Contract Senior Procurement Category Manager to join their team for an initial 3-month engagement. You'll be a key player, transforming and implementing a brand new procurement strategy and operating model.
Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate exceptional supply contracts, to maximise value.
  • Lead the commercial strategy for a diverse range of procurement categories across Marketing, Operations, Product, HR, Finance, and Facilities.
  • Secure exceptional value from Tier 1 suppliers, overseeing the Vendor Management Framework for optimal performance.
  • Partner with Directors and Contract Owners, providing expert guidance on procurement and supplier matters.
  • Deliver a monthly Win Sheet of completed commercial contracts.
  • Drive contract completion, taking a proportionate approach to managing risk and liaising with Legal, DP, Infosec and Finance to assure strong contracts.
  • Actively contribute to the successful execution of the Procurement Transformation program.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Possesses a proven track record of success in senior procurement category management.
  • Experienced in contract review and mark-up with understanding of contract law principles
  • Background in Marketing Procurement
  • Demonstrates strong commercial acumen and the ability to secure exceptional deals.
  • Has excellent communication and relationship-building skills, collaborating effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and is a self-starter with a strong work ethic.

Please apply or contact Natasha on natashascarth@spectrumit.co.uk for more information

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.