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Procurement Category Manager

Posted: 16 Aug 2019 Closes: 15 Oct 2019
London Circa £47,000 per annum
Permanent & Full-time 714BR_1565958615

Procurement Category Manager
Circa £47,000 per annum
Closing date: 11th September
Do you want to join a world-renowned organisation focused on improving health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive?

We're a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations and spark debate. Our funding supports over 14,000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years, we aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Procurement Category Manager to work closely with key senior stakeholders and lead the procurement and contracting of goods and services, including supplier relationship management, within the People (HR) and Facilities & Workplace (FM) categories. In this role you will:
Develop and be accountable for the adoption of best practice procurement strategies in support of departmental objectives.
Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in your categories.
Champion continual improvement and procurement best practice across your categories.
Manage the end-to-end procurement process for key contracts including supplier due-diligence, tender invitation, tender analysis, contract negotiation and implementation/management.
Initiate supplier business reviews to measure and report performance levels, identify development areas and determine corrective actions for improved performance delivery.
We are looking for someone with experience in the procurement of indirect goods and services in the private sector as well as some experience working in facilities and HR categories. To be successful in this role you will have:

Experience of working in a dynamic indirect procurement environment.
The ability to negotiate and develop contracts.
Full understanding and some experience of the category planning process.
Good internal client engagement, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
Excellent analytical skills.
Experience of supplier relationship management.
Ability to analyse internal and external information sources to create insight from which actions are taken upon.

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at .


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