Group Procurement Category Managers – Flexible on location
Due to the expansion of our Group function Persimmon PLC are recruiting strong Procurement Management candidates to become new Group Category Managers. These roles can be based at one of the 31 Regional Offices across the UK with travel as required.
Who are we?
Persimmon Plc is a FTSE 100 listed company and one of the largest house builders in the UK. It operates through a national network of 31 regional operating businesses in England, Wales and Scotland and the company delivers developments resulting in a combined group turnover of over £3bn.
Building around 16,500 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK’s leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality. We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.
Reporting to the Group Procurement Director with primary responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of the Procurement Strategy for the selected supply chain category. The objective is to utilise a fit for purpose supply chain that is able to deliver business value, agility, quality, service performance i.e on time delivery and value for money.
The Procurement Categories are Site Preparation / Structure Build / Internal Build / Completions / Back Office
If this sounds appealing to you we will require:
It is preferred that you are qualified to degree level or equivalent with proven experience in a procurement management role. Knowledge and experience of working in a category-based procurement team and ERP systems is essential.
You will be able to lead strategic sourcing activity, competitive tendering, contract management, spend analytics, supplier performance management and supplier relationship management and also be able to develop excellent and effective collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and external providers to ensure strategic and operational needs are fully understood and incorporated, ensuring an ethical and transparent approach at all times.
What’s in it for you?
A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, life insurance, company car or car allowance, healthcare and a generous bonus. Above all an honest, driven approach which offers the chance to work with some great people!
Persimmon offer flexible working arrangements with the agreement of the Head of Department.
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