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Category Manager - FM

Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum

Location: Milton Keynes

Job Type: Perm

Posted: 21/02/2018

Job Ref: 123103503

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

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