Procurement Category Manager – Professional/Corporate Services and Facilities Management

Procurement Category Manager – Professional/Corporate Services and Facilities Management

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London, England
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Full Time Job
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Date Posted
1 year ago
Alice Lidze
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  • Procurement Category Manager

    Location: Greater London House, Mornington Crescent, NW1
    Department:  Procurement
    Reports to: Head of Procurement – Technology and Professional Services
    FTC: 12 months


    Category Manager – Professional Services and Facilities Management

    Are you a seasoned Procurement Category Manager with a breadth of experience across categories?

    Have you managed professional services and facilities management with stakeholders such as HR, Finance, Customer Services, Finance, and Property and procured goods and services from consultancy to cleaning?

    We are looking for someone who is keen to join our fast-paced Procurement function where no two days are the same. You will join the Technology and Professional Services team and work alongside other category managers, pivoting and prioritising work as required.

    The key duties are:

    •Implementing appropriate category strategies
    •Ensuring that selected suppliers meet the performance objectives
    •Taking responsibility for achieving and reporting financial savings targets
    •Implementing world class excellent procurement practices in the category
    •Delivering year on year value through innovative cost saving solutions
    •Day to day category management and supplier / contract management
    •Developing relationships with key stakeholders
    •Negotiating contract terms

    We’d like to meet someone who:

    •Is comfortable and credible in dealing with individuals at various levels across ASOS 
    •Has extensive operational and commercial experience across various procurement categories
    •Has experience in forming and managing effective stakeholder and supplier relationships.
    •Can deliver tangible results whilst working in a challenging and changing environment
    •Has excellent Excel, analytical and presentation skills
    •Has the ability to flex between strategic thinking and ‘getting the job done’
    •Is comfortable working in a flexible environment
    •Is highly commercial and numerate


    The Procurement function at ASOS is responsible for all 3rd party expenditure with non-stock (GNFR) suppliers. We are organised to manage categories of spend and key stakeholder groups with the flexibility to pivot and prioritise.

    Our vision is to:

    •Drive value from all GNFR spend, recognised to a common set of metrics
    •Deliver Operational Excellence – leveraging Lean principles wherever possible
    •Provide a seamless internal customer experience – like buying fashion from ASOS
    •Innovate to drive growth – harnessing the power of our suppliers
    •Ensure fit-for-purpose compliance and risk management
    •Automate non-value-add activities, enabled by the right Tech

    Our ASOSers reflect the diverse society they live in; we celebrate our differences and welcome people from all different walks of life. We’re looking for people who can live and breathe our values of being authentic, brave, creative and disciplined and we don’t care about labels - we recognise there are endless ways to be ‘you’.  

    What's in it for you?

    •Competitive salary, bonus and pension matching
    •Life insurance, free private medical care, cycle to work scheme + more
    •A bespoke flexible benefits scheme catered to you
    •Best in class Learning & Development schemes and career development programmes
    •25 days holiday + never work on your birthday again!
    •Free modern onsite gym, plus personal training and wellness rooms
    •A dynamic social environment, from company-wide sports days, charity days, ‘Give A Week Away’ opportunities to visit our charity partners in India & company-wide celebrations to name just a few
    •Huge staff discounts and sample sales 

Job ID: 4560

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