Procurement Category Manager

Madrid (Spain)
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Procurement Category Manager

Purchasing and Logistics

Madrid (Spain)

Ref: NK8217 November 17, 2022 CONSTRUCTION AND AUXILIARY REAL ESTATE

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Develop and Execute category strategies through collaboration with internal client business stakeholders and external suppliers: - Work alongside business stakeholdersto develop and implement strategic category plans that focus on costs / service level improvements for fleet Maintenance, Tyres and Spare Parts Categories. - Focus should be on consolidating supplier base and developing long term partnerships with preferred vendors - Initially focused on Spain, followed by rolling out the "toolkit" into other countries. - Develop and maintain supplier partnerships to improve bottom line performance whilst ensuring suppliers adhere to compliance / ESG and service level targets - Generate value in terms of service quality, delivery, and cost; contributing significantly to procurement and wider company's goals and objectives -As well as owning Fleet Maintenance, Tyres and Spare Parts Categories, become involved in broader procurement initiatives End-to-End category management of Fleet Spare Parts, Tyres and Maintenance categories: - Actively manage supplier agreements throughout their lifecycle from contract setup to administration, re-pricing, and termination; specifically: - Leading tendering process, including designing category specific RFP documentation, supplier negotiations, award recommendations and supplier contract execution - Defining contract risks and working with company's Legal department to ensure risks are mitigated against in final contract drafts - Working alongside Finance to develop business cases / benefits estimates to be signed off prior to award decision - Ensuring suppliers follow company's recommended P2P process and being point of contact for any p2p issues - Ongoing management of supplier relationships, ensuring delivery of company's performance / quality / financial requirements - Ongoing monitoring of product / service satisfaction by collection feedback directly from Operations - Management of periodic price reviews – accountability for the end-to-end process of negotiation through to sign-off Periodic industry and market analysis to identify key market trends (e.g. new products, suppliers) as well as macro economic factors affecting prices / service levels - Ongoing tracking and monitoring of key category KPIs - Regular monitoring and tracking of key category KPIs that cover finance, supplier performance, vendor compliance and operations to ensure stated contract benefits are realised and costs are transparent - Lead deep dives into KPI data and work with key stakeholders to improve KPI performance - Support business owners with monthly procurement steerco preparation, which includes reviewing KPIs, with ability to evidence delivered benefits Training / upskilling other team members - Provide a coaching role in category strategy development, passing on valuable knowledge within the Procurement team Requeriments: ■ Engineer Degree or others University Degrees ■ Experience in end-to-end Category Management ■ Analytically strong - comfortable with data analysis with ability to draw sensible conclusions ■ Self starter - ability to use own initiative and lead workstreams ■ Based in Spain, speaks Spanish and English (at least B2 level) ■ Knowledge of Fleet categories is desirable, but not essential

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