Procurement Manager/ Category Lead

  • £65,000 - £75,000 + Bonus, Health care, Pension and Others.
  • Permanent
  • London
  • Ref: BH-5265

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Vertical Advantage Procurement and Supply Chain are partnering exclusively with a Global Blue chip FMCG organisation based in London.

Our Client is looking for a Category Lead/Procurement Manager to manage all-commercial categories across UK and Europe. The role is reporting into the Head Of Procurement and the successful person will be working closely to identify new procurement opportunities and create/maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders whilst advising on ways to add tangible value to their objectives and business contribution.

Key responsibilities of the role:


  • Risk management and support any Category transformation.
  • Build KPIs and SLA for key suppliers.
  • Source new opportunities and support stakeholders.


  • Screening & Analysis supplier base with a key focus on the medium to large suppliers.
  • complex negotiations lead and commercial support with key stakeholders.
  • Performance Assessment overview with suppliers.
  • Category lead on any new negotiations.


  • Analysis current Marketing/Commercial spend and source new opportunities.
  • Market information and communicate with Management team.
  • Design cost model.      

This is a key appointment for the business, so the successful candidate will need to come from a commercial Procurement background within an indirect Procurement structure. They will need to have the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders/managers and be looking for an opportunity that has a senior career development plan.

This opportunity is paying a very competitive salary and benefits plus the chance for a fast-moving career progression path within the next 18 months. If you are interested to find out more, and you have the relevant experience please apply with your updated CV

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