Category Manager - 52 Week FTC

Job Description

Job Title: Category Manager - Year FTC

Location: Bristol or Devonport or Midlands - Hybrid options available

Compensation: £58,000-£60,000, Car allowance, Pension, Benefits

Role Type: Contract

Role ID: SF51539

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Category Manager at one of our sites based throughout the UK.

The role

As a Category Manager you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is a group level position, and you'll have responsibility for developing and delivering category projects and initiatives across Projects and Business Sectors within Babcock International Group. The role will include leading supplier relationship management with identified Key, Strategic and Preferred suppliers across this category area.

Day to day, you'll be implementing category strategy initiatives and delivering projects within a category space across the Babcock International Group. We are looking to roll out a new operating model for procurement and supply chain, and you'll be delivering operational support activities that lead to cost reduction and product improvements.

Other Key Duties:
Delivering tangible, bottom-line value and benefits to the business resulting from pan-Group Category management
Delivering efficiency and effectiveness improvements to supply chain support across the Group through development of best working practices and standardisation
Establishing and delivering improvements to Project, Business Unit and Sector requirements, including those driven by the future bid pipeline
Development and management of improvements to the Babcock Environmental, Sustainability & Governance performance through supply chain engagement
Managing effective stakeholder relationships involved in Category project execution

Experience of the Category Manager:
Experience in a Supplier and/or Project Management, Sourcing or Category Management role
Proven track record of commercial negotiation
Knowledge and experience of change and stakeholder management

This role is 37 hour working week, hybrid options available, flexible on location and an element of travel is required within the role.

Qualifications for the Category Manager
MCIPS or equivalent professional qualification

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits
Generous holiday allowance
Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
Employee share scheme
Employee shopping savings portal
Payment of Professional Fees
Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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