Procurement Category Manager - Construction

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH21189

£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

Category Manager - Construction
Liverpool
£50,000 - £55,000 plus excellent benefits



Role Profile

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Category Manager for our client based in the Liverpool area.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, entrepreneurial business and further develop your career within a forward-thinking Procurement team.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing strategic category plans to establish appropriate sourcing strategies for the Construction category
  • Undertaking risk analysis for the category and putting in appropriate risk mitigation strategies
  • Working closely with stakeholders and end users to define specifications and design effective procurement solutions that meet their needs
  • Managing the end to end sourcing process for all goods and services
  • Issuing high value tenders and RFQs and evaluating complex supplier bids
  • Negotiating contractual and commercial terms with suppliers to establish robust supply contracts
  • Undertaking Contract Management activities to manage supplier performance throughout the life of the contract
  • Developing strategic supplier relationships



Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a strategic procurement role, ideally with evidence of having previously developed category plans
  • Relevant category experience such as Construction, Facilities Management or Property
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proven stakeholder management skills and excellent communication / interpersonal skills


Candidates should have CIPS qualification or be willing to work towards this.


Client

Our client is a successful and established business in the Liverpool area which is experiencing growth in their sector and as such they are keen to expand their existing procurement team. This would be an ideal role for a motivated and driven candidate who is passionate about working in a strategic procurement role where there is a real opportunity to add value.


Remuneration

£50,000 - £55,000 plus excellent benefits


About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.

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