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Category Procurement Manager

Job Title: Category Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RH/CatProcureManager_1707746468
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Category Procurement Manager - Acquisition, Design, Engineering & Construction to join a well know telecommunications infrastructure business.

To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets our obligations to our customers Category Strategy Management

Lead the business in agreeing and delivering clear and compelling sub-category strategies which fully support the company's strategic objectives (as cascaded each year). Understand the Value Chain and challenge materials, specifications, sources of supply etc. to deliver value improvements.
Plan and execute negotiations for both formal tenders and ad-hoc activities, ensuring that the Business obtains best value-for-money on targeted spend.
Lead sourcing activities and the management of complex projects and facilitate cross-functional group planning and action.
Lead supplier event days and other internal/external communication forums aimed at developing and engaging with the supply base to improve performance.
Demonstrate expertise in the development of all types of market-facing documents in all relevant categories and types of procurement activity. Lead cross-functional Cornerstone teams in the evaluation of large, complex, organization-wide agreements. Supplier Base Management
Ensure that Suppliers have necessary capability and capacity to support the Business' requirements, following the corporate supplier evaluation and onboarding process.

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