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Category Manager - FM in Milton Keynes

Job Title Category Manager - FM
Location Milton Keynes
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Date Registered 21/11/2017
Job ID 123103503

Job Description

Category Manager - FM

Milton Keynes

£40,000 - £45,000 + Company Car

Are you an ambitious FM Procurement professional, looking for their next role within a great team? This is a pivotal role within the Procurement Team, where you will ensure excellence/best in class performance is delivered at every stage of the procurement process.

Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

• Develop and implement innovative category specific strategies that drive and measure smart spending in line with the client and business needs.

• To liaise with Supply Chain and other business functions as necessary to ensure a joined up approach to procurement.

• Lead procurement related customer liaison/stakeholder meetings.

• Responsible for negotiation and contracting with suppliers, ensure those agreements reflect the needs of the business.

• Accountable for the overall management of assigned categories through the creation of procurement strategies, project and category plans.

• Manage business risk and where required develop and implement risk mitigation plans to manage potential risk to the overall strategy.

• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with suppliers and ensures all suppliers are treated in a professional, ethical and fair manner.


• Experience within the Property/FM Category either as a sole focus or as part of wider category remit.

• Experience of procuring high spend (in excess of £30m), high criticality FM services and associated contracts/procurement methods.

• The ability to demonstrate stakeholder engagement skills in a collaborative environment.

• Excellent stakeholder management skills

• Excellent knowledge of strategic sourcing planning and processes

• Excellent analytical skills and understanding of management information

• Ability to manage conflicting priorities and interests, reconciling, achieving co-operation and building relationships.

• CIPS Qualified

• Qualified to Degree level

To discuss the role in more detail, please get in touch with Chris Bradley at Procurement People

How To Apply

Click APPLY at the foot of this page, or call 0121-272 8260 (Birmingham) or 0207 092 1849 (London) quoting the job reference number

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