Procurement Category Lead

Procurement Category Lead – HR | Global FMCG brand | Surrey- £55-65,000 + £6000 car allowance + up to 20% bonus and other great benefits



A well-known global FMCG organisation in the heart of Surrey is looking for a brand-new Procurement Category Lead to oversee the HR services category area.  This is a chance to work within an award-winning procurement department who are constantly looking at ways procurement can support the wider business and the role has a lot of variety of different projects across HR and other areas such as Fleet. The role will report to the Head of Business Services Procurement and the role offers flexible working with 3 days in the office and 2 working from home/remotely.


What the role involves:

Oversee the Procurement activity across all HR Services category areas including Recruitment, Temp Labour, L&D and training to name a few and some of these are very much greenfield subcategory areas!

Be part of the Procurement Leadership team and have the chance to interact with the wider exec team in making critical commercial decisions as part of the short, medium- and long-term strategy of the business and be empowered to make these decisions.

Ensure procurement support is provided to other improvement projects across the business.

Deliver the procurement strategy and manage indirect procurements largest portfolio of spend areas in this critical role to the team


The person we hope to find:

Category management experience, ideally in HR, Professional Services or broader indirect category experience is key

A solid understanding of end to end strategic sourcing is critical

Degree educated or equivalent would be preferable but not essential

Be able to identify and implement negotiation strategies through a multi-function team


Salary and Benefits:

£55-65,000 + £6000 car allowance + up to 20% bonus and other great benefits


If you are a Procurement Category Manager who has enjoyed some success in the HR and/or Professional Services category area and looking for a chance to manage a small team and developing your category and people management skills then this could be a good fit.


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


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