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Procurement Category Specialist

  • Location: Faslane
  • Salary: £25 - £32 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Shaun Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0141 226 8156
  • Duration: Min 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 1034592
A top client is seeking to recruit a Procurement Category Specialist - located in Helensburgh.
Contract Min 6 Months

Candidates should have SC clearance if possible.

About the role:
  • Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain the Category Specialist will have responsibility for Value Plan strategy execution across Projects. Objectives for this role will include:
  • Establishing Business Unit requirements, including those driven by the future bid pipeline. Delivering tangible, bottom-line benefits to the Division. Supporting the delivery of Business Unit strategies through the rigorous management of contract and supplier performance
  • Category Management
  • Manages category strategies that maximise value for the business based on understanding of business needs and supply market potential
  • Execution of the category strategy, including negotiating and contracting with suppliers, evaluating on-going contract and supplier performance and measuring contract compliance
  • Captures specific business requirements and builds into ITT or RFI documents
  • Executes sourcing activity using strategic sourcing methodologies in order to put fit-for-purpose supply contracts in place
  • Accountable for the implementation of pan-divisional contracts so that they can be used in practice by the business units
  • Where appropriate, supports major bid activity where there is a significant category requirement
Supply Management
  • Segmenting and managing suppliers within the category
  • Executing the appropriate strategies to incentivise and engage suppliers and to measure and incentivise their performance
  • Managing appropriate supplier governance, fed by relevant data and attended by empowered representatives of both organisations

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent through work experience

What’s in it for you:
  • Min 6 month contract hire