Connect Search are recruiting an experienced Category Procurement Lead to develop a Global category strategy to drive and advance the packaging category for a leading International group.
The scope of the opportunity ranges from benchmarking, rationalisation, analysing and defining the category strategy through to implementing and delivering the strategy to achieve desired savings targets and embed robust governance and supplier management guidelines.
Key attributes include; Deep category knowledge of Packaging; A track record of creating a strategic category plan in line with the overall company vision; Experience of managing, hiring and leading procurement practitioners at all levels – in both actual and virtual environments; Leading and delivering complex procurement solutions through influencing and empowering within a matrix style organisation.
To apply, you must be an experienced Procurement practitioner with a demonstrable background of category leadership. MCIPS and MBA qualifications are highly desirable. You must be equally comfortable in undertaking the delivery aspects of the role as well as creating and championing the strategic plan.
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