Category Manager Category Manager …

Aston Carter
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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60000.00 - 85000.00 GBP/Salary
Aston Carter
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
60000.00 - 85000.00 GBP/Salary

Category Manager – Professional Services – Consulting & Resourcing – Financial Services – HR Commodities – Legal – IT Consulting - CIPS - MCIPS - Contract Management - Contract Negotiation

Aston Carter are partnering with a global banking client; this is an exciting opportunity for a Category Manager to join a growing team. In this role you will be working in a global team, leading strategy, and planning for the procurement subcategory for the wider business needs.

You will be creating and continual review of forward-thinking category plans, identify new outsourcing opportunities, and assess the potential value to the organisation.


  • This will involve managing stakeholders, attending committee meetings, and influencing businesses / functions   
  • Support the creation of subcategory strategies and plans to achieve cost saving benefits and business goals       
  • Driving business outcomes and savings as part of the category planning lifecycle
  • Actively monitor the buying channel compliance for the business who own the Procurement relationship and driving corrective action as necessary
  • Proactively monitoring suppliers, product offering or market changes (e.g., entry or exit of suppliers, changes in pricing, risk on category)  
  • Strategy and planning for the procurement functions


  • Experience across Legal and HR commodities or IT consulting, systems integration services managed services and resourcing Category Management
  • Experience in leading negotiations and managing large value procurement
  • Consulting & Resource strategy planning in category management
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proven stakeholder management skills, able to communicate confidently with all levels of the organisation

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or CIPS/MCIPS qualified

Key Words: Procurement, Category management, Contract management, Purchasing, Contracts management, Professional services, Contingent, HR, Workforce

Job Title: Category Manager

Location: London, UK

Rate/Salary: 60000.00 - 85000.00 GBP Yearly

Job Type: Permanent

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

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