Brand new opportunity available in Bristol for a category buyer or category manager from an indirect procurement background and with experience working within a fast-paced strategic environment.
This is a position within an expanding and progressive procurement function. The role will require the successful applicant to be in the office for 1-2 days per week, potentially less as things progress. The headquarters is located within a short walk from Bristol Temple Meads.
You will be responsible for providing commercial procurement services across a wide spectrum of corporate services spend in addition to addressing some other indirect category areas of spend. You will ensure that the procurement and supply chain objectives of the department are achieved consistently and in support of the strategic plan and vision. You will also be tasked with developing and managing several key supplier relationships to ensure value for money and provide technical expertise in executing end-to-end procurement processes.
Your profile and background
- You'll have experience of the full end-end-end tendering process and you'll be able to provide examples where you have achieved significant savings across specific category areas of spend.
- You'll have the ability to influence and engage with stakeholders at varying degrees of seniority.
- You'll have a solid understanding of your assigned category areas of spend and you'll be comfortable liaising with a broad range of suppliers and negotiating high profile contracts.
- You'll be a personable and self-motivated individual with strong verbal and written communication skills.
All applications meeting the above criteria will be carefully considered.
Langley Search & Selection Ltd is a diverse, minority-owned business and we are passionate about promoting diversity and equality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability status or gender and particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.
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