Hotel Procurement Category Manager

£400 per day | Uxbridge | Contract
Posted 24 days ago

Hotel Procurement 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

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin
0161 237 0063

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