Indirect Procurement Category Manager

Indirect Procurement Category Manager

**German Speaking** | Buckinghamshire | Food Services Consultancy

£55 – 60,000 + £7,750 Car Allowance + 10% bonus + 25 days holiday, private healthcare and additional benefits


Talent Drive have partnered with a Leading Food Services Consultancy to recruit a Procurement Category Manager to manage all indirect category spend (non-marketing) as a direct report to the Head of Indirect Procurement. Along with having the technical ability and correct category knowledge, you will be required to be fluent or very proficient in German.


What the role involves

Driving the sourcing strategy and ensure value for money can be demonstrated both internally and externally

Responsible for sourcing, bidding, negotiating, awarding and service implementation with direct communications to vendors and in-house stakeholders

Implement new category management methodology and develop robust supplier relationship models, delivering long term partnerships that deliver sustainable value

Identifying, communicating and implementing strategic sourcing opportunities, ensuring that key strategic suppliers/partners are utilized, well managed and best practices are leveraged


The person we hope to find

You will have strong proven experience of indirect procurement, ideally professional services and insurance.

If you have experience in energy contracts, not via brokers but dealing directly with energy suppliers, this would be highly beneficia.

Given the stakeholder base, you must speak fluent German and be also able to upsell our indirect services to their Franchisees.

Educated to university degree level preferable

Ideally relevant business qualification. CIPS Corporate Diploma in Purchasing and/or membership of The Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply


If you are an Indirect Procurement Manager who is business fluent in Germany looking for a new challenge and are interested in working for an organisation who view Procurement as an integral part of their business and a huge part of the growth strategy, then this could well be the role for you.

For more information please apply by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to


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