Interim Category Specialist - German Speaking

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South East England | Ref: BBBH12881

£200 - £501 per day

Interim Category Specialist - German Speaking

South East - European Travel

Initial 6 -12 month contract

Competitive Daily Rate

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global business with multiple manufacturing sites across the South of the UK, as a Category Specialist focusing on MRO & Engineering spend. The successful candidate will play a key role in a project to rationalise the European spend for a number of distinct business units recently acquired by this market leader. It is essential that applicants for this role are German speaking

The Category Specialist will play a key role in engaging senior stakeholders and developing a cohesive database of suppliers whilst improving internal process and procedures. where As a developed procurement professional, the successful candidate will analyse market data, evaluate supplier performance and drive cost savings for the business.

Key tasks include:

  • Provide analytical support of category spend
  • Support procurement strategy
  • International Travel to European Locations

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Be competent to a business level in English and German
  • Hold a Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the supply chain in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrate strong negotiation skills


Major global manufacturing organisation


Highly competitive daily rate

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