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Category Manager


Within this role the chosen candidate will carry out all tasks reasonably as outlined in the agreed Corporate & HR Category Plans, and requests from internal customers, with responsibility for the following: Procurement: Operating within agreed company procedures, manage tender processes leading to the appointment of suppliers as required by internal stakeholders.Negotiate terms and conditions of contract with suppliers.Liaise with stakeholders on a regular basis to understand their procurement requirements.Support stakeholders in identifying their specification of requirement for goods and services.Maintain a database of Approved Suppliers.Complete due diligence on all Corporate and HR suppliers. Contract Management of Key Suppliers: Manage corporate and HR related suppliers through the life of their contracts, where there is no contract manager available within the category.Monitor supplier performance against agreed Performance Indicators on a regular basis.Liaise regularly with internal stakeholders to assess their views of supplier performance. Meet with vendors on a regular basis to discuss performance and encourage innovation and contract development.Resolve stakeholder grievances and complaints against supplier performance.Resolve any financial disparity between the Company and the Supplier.Maintain records of meetings and discussions with Suppliers and Stakeholders. Additional Category Support: • Support other Category Manager’s with internal enquiries.• Maintain understanding of other key contracts and key contacts.• Liaise regularly with EUNA Procurement team on updates and changes. Team Development: Actively support the workload of the Procurement Administrator.Provide guidance and instruction on company procedures for tender processes.Guidance on stakeholder engagement.Support on any Invoice processing required.Actively promote the EUNA Procurement function to existing and potential stakeholders. Candidate Specification To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates who have worked in a similar role and who have the following; An understanding of business processes and workflow chartsAptitude to work under own initiativeVery good communication skills on a verbal and written level;Excellent customer service interfacing skills;Strong attention to detail and accuracy;Ability to work effectively as part of a team;Ability to organise workload and identify business priorities;Very good planning and organisational skills. Job Profile Working with the business unit staff, the Category Manager (Corporate & HR) will plan and manage the timely sourcing and procurement of goods and services as required within the EUNA Region, using the company’s tender process, aiming to achieve value for money for goods and services and, with the implementation of Service Level Agreements, a consistently acceptable delivery of service. In addition, the Category Manager will be responsible for coordinating regular supplier review meetings, with key stakeholders from across the business, to ensure suppliers work in accordance with their contracted terms and performance metrics.Mott MacDonald’s support services are the driving force behind our organisation enabling us to run efficiently and effectively.  The team works collaboratively to offer specialist advice, best practice and technology to all areas of our business specifically designed for our global reach.The application processRead the information provided and if it sounds like the right role for you please apply online as soon as possible. Our online application process takes about 10 minutes and you'll need to upload your CV/resume. You have the option to upload a cover letter – to help explain why you're interested in applying for this role. Equality, diversity and inclusionEquality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture; Our dedicated inclusive recruitment page provides more information on our efforts and recognitions.If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at [email protected] and we will talk to you about how we can assist.Flexible workingAt Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage. Benefits We can offer: Pension matched up to 7%Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leaveAn annual professional institution subscriptionLife insuranceEnhanced parental leaveAnnual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performanceFlexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc. Job Ref 48055BR Recruiter Contact Leanne Hartley Country United Kingdom Region/State England - Inner London, England - Outer London Discipline Finance and Accounting, Human resources and talent acquisition, Legal, Other Sector Corporate Services Website Region Europe and Central Asia Website Sector Corporate services 28-Mar-2021Contract Type: PermanentWork pattern: Full timePosition Location: London

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  • Ad ID:  19211958
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  14/02/2021, 02:57
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