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Category Director - Corporate & Professional Services

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 402223/004_1551980059
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/03/2019

A leading and global FMCG company is looking for a Category Director to join their team in London. The organisation has been undergoing a period of significant change and transformation. As the business is changing shape, there is an increased focus on attracting and retaining the right talent.

Responsibilities:

  • Create comprehensive global sourcing strategy multiple categories
  • Educate and influence key stakeholders to support strategy development, endorse recommended strategies and support execution.
  • Work closely with the business, finance, legal teams and HR teams to develop and negotiate sustainable supplier contracts.
  • Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level and lead processes to ensure performance.
  • Support the governance process to ensure adherence to core/approved spend whilst driving efficiency and effectiveness savings.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience working in complex matrix organisations is a must.
  • Experience in Corporate or Professional Services procurement.
  • At least 6 years of experience in procurement of Services.
  • Previous experience leading vast projects globally.
  • Proven track record in negotiating global contracts with suppliers.

What this Job Offers You:

  • Rapid career progression
  • Multicultural environment
  • Attractive state-of-the-art offices
  • Competitive salary

This is a very urgent mandate. You can reach me on directly on +44 (0) 2038 790 777 for a confidential discussion.

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