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Procurement Category Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Category Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: Negotiable
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Category Specialist
£35,000 - £40,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK is looking to identify a capable Procurement professional for a Category Specialist role we are recruiting for our Birmingham based client.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage sourcing requirements on a global basis for defined category groups
  • Deliver savings and value added through strategic procurement activity
  • Assist the Category Manager with the development of appropriate category strategy
  • Manage tenders and negotiations
  • Develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a strategic purchasing role, such as category management
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing long term and strategic supplier relationships

Candidates with MCIPS or part CIPS qualification are preferred.


Established organisation based in the Birmingham area. The Procurement function comprises of a forward thinking, category-led team which understands the added value a strategic approach to Purchasing can deliver to the wider organisation. This organisation offers excellent benefits to its employees as well as real opportunities for progression for those who demonstrate potential.


£35,000 - £40,000 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