category leader in brentford

09 January 2019
fiona donald, randstad business support
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brentford, south east
financial services
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fiona donald, randstad business support
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Category Lead - Job Description

Location: Brentford

Contract Length: 7 months

Pay rate: £419 (PAYE)/ £539 (Limited) per day

Job Description:

In this role you will lead the creation, execution and management of comprehensive global sourcing strategies for Payment Solutions global spend category, through Corporate Cards Program and extended roll out of cards program.

You will liaise with treasury on working capital programs

You will execute global strategies effectively and globally, in collaboration with regional Procurement teams

You will engage and build strategic relationships with key senior stakeholders and business partners, and with Supplier Executive teams

You will have a clear understanding the business requirements of key stakeholders and business partners and positioning the Procurement value proposition, deliver the needs of key stakeholders and business partners through creation and execution of global sourcing strategies and Identify and deliver business benefits aligned to the assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation

You will ensure that the financial benefit delivered is recognized by affected stakeholder communities and Finance groups to allow benefit capture and transparent decision making on how benefits are allocated by the business units, in line with the Spend Management Framework

You will be key in leading, developing and managing the supply base, globally, for the in scope spend categories, building and leading effective strategic relationships with key suppliers and driving sustainable value from key supplier relationships.

What are the key responsibilities of this role?
In this role you will have full responsibility for:
* The creation and Execution of Global Strategy
* Business Partnering and Stakeholder management
* Negotiations
* Contracting
* Delivers savings and financial analysis including budgets
* Strategy creation & execution

Create comprehensive global sourcing strategy for Payment and Cards, operating with a truly global and strategic mindset and in close collaboration with the Category Leader to ensure full alignment with global strategies
Have a clear understanding of how global strategies affect local markets and the fit with regional strategy. Build an education & communication process for in-country Procurement leads and business units

Create and deliver effective global budgets (Plans of Purchase) agreed with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the Spend Management Framework and fully aligned with global budgets

External Supplier Relationships
Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level and lead processes to ensure value is driven from these relationships. Ensure regional considerations are accounted for in global supplier relationships. Leverage the Business Review Meeting process to drive the relationship.

Negotiate, create, execute and manage effective global contracts with suppliers (where required) that will allow the company to maximize opportunity globally. Ensure regional considerations are taken into account in global supplier negotiations and contracts

Lead regional supply base reviews and global strategy reviews.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.



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