Category Manager

£400 | Uxbridge | Contract
Posted 3 months ago

Category Manager
Ongoing Contract - 6 months
£ Competitive

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our key clients in the hospitality and travel sector, supporting them with the recruitment of a Category Manager on an interim basis for at least the next six months

This role will suit candidates who have strong experience of Food & Beverage & Operational Goods e.g. laundry, utilities, general supplies etc from within the Hospitality and Travel sector

Duties & Responsibilities

* Collaborate with Global Procurement Category Team to develop and execute hotel ready programs
* Responsible for gathering business requirements from stakeholders for UK estates
* Provide advice and counsel to stakeholders as needed
* Conduct sourcing activities as required, including RFx's
* Responsible for go to market sourcing approach (RFx Development)
* Successful execution of sourcing, demand management and continuous improvement projects to deliver business objectives
* Operate within the PaCE operating model
* Project and Programme Management
* Stakeholder management both internally and externally

Skills & Experience

* Candidates will ideally come from a similar role with proven experience of Food & Beverage, Premise/Utilities & Operational Goods category management
* Track record of developing and implementing new procurement programs
* Experience working within a global organisation would be a distinct advantage
* Demonstrated ability to analyse and provide insight on supply markets
* Strong procurement technical skills, legal knowledge and RFI/P experience
* Proven experience managing complex supplier relationships
* Capable of being part of matrixed team in a project environment
* Good negotiation and influencing skills and effective project management skills

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin
0161 237 0063

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