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Category Manager - HR

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £70000 - £84000 per annum + + Bonus per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

A Multinational Financial Services Business - well known globally

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Category Manager will focus on HR and Resourcing spend with total cost ownership
  • You will be leading on developing and implementing Procurement strategy as well as driving savings/best value on large complex projects
  • Expected to act as a business partner to key stakeholders within this space - developing strong relationships to a senior level and challenging these in the right way to achieve a positive result
  • The Category team are the business units key contact to understanding their route to supply, cost drivers and opportunities. As such you will liaise across the organisation to generate a full and accurate category demand, providing analysis on changes from this in the actual demand, and recommendations in how to enhance the businesses cost position. The Category team act as an expert reference point for the businesses cost management process and the external market

Key Skills:

  • You must be proactive in approach
  • Resilient in character - able to challenge stakeholders to achieve a positive result
  • Have strong experience within the HR category and ideally the Temp Labour, Recruitment/Resourcing, Benefits subcategory areas
  • Someone who understands what 'best in class' procurement looks like and can bring new ideas to the table
  • An ability to develop and implement category strategy both locally and regionally
  • Someone who is able to navigate a large blue-chip organisation
  • A strong track record of delivery of driving savings and best value for stakeholders
  • Someone comfortable in a regulated environment