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Global Category Manager for L&D

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 403973/001_1550677292
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 20/02/2019

A leading FMCG company is seeking a Global Category Manager to partner with their HR teams, with the aim of innovating and implementing a successful global sourcing strategy. The company itself is going through a period of transformation and is looking for individuals to lead and support the business during this change. As the Global Category Manager, you will be integral to the global procurement function of the business and will play an essential role in theorising and implementing initiatives


  • Creating, implementing and executing sourcing strategies in line with the overall company strategy
  • Establishing and maintaining a framework for strategic suppliers and network relationships to further motivate suppliers to improve their performance
  • Provide new idea leadership regarding the latest technology and HR procurement
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to endorse and deliver strategies globally
  • Continue to help develop the Global/Regional HR category team to improve team capabilities
  • Provide annual forecasting of savings targets in accordance with the Company's Spend Management process

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Well versed in HR procurement with key projects focusing on L&D and suppliers in this area
  • Significant experience developing long term procurement strategy
  • Excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills in a matrix environment
  • Highly proficient working on cross-category projects

What the Job can offer you:

  • Global-based management environment whilst maintaining engagement with local and regional teams
  • Car allowance included
  • Performance based bonus in the long term
  • Competitive salary
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