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Group Procurement Categories Manager - Electronics

Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum

Location: Stevenage

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 20/08/2021

Job Ref: 268229973

Group Category Manager (Procurement) RF Electronics
Flexible working policy with an average of 2 days per week on site.
Circa £60k, average bonus 15%, enhanced pension, great soft benefits.
The Business, a manufacturing organisation with a technology driven product offering is a true global leader in its sector, number 1 in Europe and boasting revenue of over £3b annually employing over 10,000 people. We are looking to appoint a Group Category Manager to support the essential work delivered by a global Procurement and Supply Chain function responsible for procuring and managing the supply chain for direct and indirect products and services for both projects and the business. The total spend is approximately €500M per year across a European supply chain.

The Opportunity

The role will see you playing a very significant part in the development of our supply strategy across the RF technology Category. This is a key role in shaping our supply strategy, delivering a progressive, efficient and cost effective category strategy through our supplier base. You will be working across a multinational team of technical and commercial stakeholders within the RF technology domain with key focus areas around technology development, quality, on time and cost.

Although you will not have direct line management responsibilities you will play a lead / senior role in a multifunctional team focussed upon the sourcing and management of suppliers within the RF electronics category. You will lead on undertaking strategic development, competitions, contract management and supplier relations management with the aim of supporting innovation and to ensure supply chain performance (On Time, On Cost, On Quality).

You will be:

Working as a business partner with your internal stakeholders to improve business outcomes.
Managing suppliers market risks and opportunities to support the business technology roadmap and production plan.
Playing a lead role in procurement and supply management across the RF electronic category.
The development and implementation of contracts and Frame Agreements.
Ultimately responsible for the supplier relationships, working with the business virtual category. teams to deliver innovative and best in class suppliers to the Business.
Accountable for the supplier performance, principally around cost, quality and delivery.
Intelligently developing and deploying a range of sourcing strategies in cooperation with internal stakeholders.

You will need:

Good knowledge, experience and understanding of RF technology.  Applicants that have not procured RF technology but have a technical background in this area supported by procurement category management skills in other categories will be considered.  Applicants with a proven background in electronics procurement category management will also be considered.
A background in product based manufacturing with RF / electronic content.
A proven capability of developing and executing procurement category strategies in a global / PLC organisation.
Ideally degree qualified supported by MCIPS

Please note due to the nature of the role SC level security clearance will be required. We will only be able to process applications for applicants that are British Passport holders due to government security restrictions.

For more information or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Lucy Aspinall

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