Website Arriva Group
This Job Listing is about Arriva Group in London,England,UnitedKingdom 2022 posted on jobz2day.com
About the job
Arriva is one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing 44,000 people and delivering more than 2.2 billion passenger journeys across 14 European countries every year. With our focus firmly set on delivering excellent services and value for our passengers, transport authority partners, and other transport clients, there is no better time to join us!
Arriva UK Trains are looking to engage passionate Category Manager in Holborn. The role is reporting to Procurement Head of Fleet and Engineering. Successful candidate will be managing their own sub-categories and assisting in managing the overall category to deliver the optimal total cost of ownership for the category in line with Arriva UK Trains.
This role is full time, permanent, Flexible Location: London / Midlands (Hybrid).
Development of one-, three- and five-year category plans for your sub-categories, including plans for individual sourcing projects and identified cost saving benefits
Scheduling and running regular sub-category review meetings with key stakeholders
Continually develop functional expertise and category knowledge ensuring it is utilised across the Group to improve business performance.
Managing the delivery of spend analysis and supply market research
Developing a portfolio of market intelligence, and where appropriate presenting to senior stakeholders
Developing specifications for commodities, products and services to be purchased
Drafting Pre-Qualification Questionnaires, Invitation to Tenders and other tender documentation
Running tender evaluation and the supplier selection processes
Generating opportunities in order to serve Arriva businesses better; and
Managing risk to supply and costs
Contributing to supplier relationship management programmes
Creating buy-in amongst all category stakeholders to implement sub-category and supplier strategies
Resolving any conflict within the stakeholder group to ensure the optimum outcome for the business is achieved
Category Management & Category Strategy Development
Supplier relationship management
Commercial risk management
Contract creation and management
Knowledge of restrictions associated with supply
Relevant role in a rolling stock operator is an advantage or a comparative role in another similar industry
A self-starter who is results-driven with high levels of self-motivation, mobility, energy and initiative
Strong decision-making skills – ability to balance conflicting interests
Ability to manage a wide range of supplier relationships, from short term tactical relationships to long term Strategic partnership
At Arriva we acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents, and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.
Close date: 4/10/2022