Category Manager M/F in Safran at Gloucester, England, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website Safran

This listing is about Safran in Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Job Description

  • Managing, negotiating and contracting RFQs and tenders for specific allocated projects.
  • Drafting contracts using Safran contract templates and gaining approval via Safran Legal Counsel.
  • Report and deliver cost savings in accordance with procedures and accurately updated on relevant tools (e.g. CAP).
  • Undertake purchasing responsibilities to support the P2P (Purchase to Pay) process. This includes processing purchase requisitions and supplier applications for individual sites and supporting invoice queries (when Purchasing responsibility).
  • Work as part of the Purchasing Team to develop and implement Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) tools and techniques.
  • Where applicable, monitors supplier performance including regular supplier reviews (e.g. QBRs).
  • Works collaboratively within the Purchasing Team to understand and support business strategy.
  • Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Achieve the lowest total cost of acquisition for goods and services taking into account quality, cost, delivery & service requirements.
  • Build effective relationships with global colleagues to leverage deals and support global strategy rollout.
  • Working with PM to manage operational requirements to implement category strategies.
  • Maintain an understanding of internal control standards and requirements.

Complementary Description

Performance Measured By

  • Annual Appraisal
  • Quarterly Reviews
  • Monthly One to Ones
  • Fortnightly updates
  • Feedback from internal and external stakeholders

Job Requirements


  • Demonstrable experience of working within a Purchasing function.
  • Proficient with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Able to work with, influence and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience of managing projects and working to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to react, negotiate and manage multiple procurement contracts of variable value.
  • Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills. Previous experience of working with SAP, or similar package.


  • Previous experience of working within an Indirect Purchasing role.
  • Experience of working within a Shared Service Centre environment.

Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information.

  • CIPS qualification.
  • Educated to Degree level.
  • Project Management training or qualification.


Competencies / Behaviours:

Relating & Networking

Writing & Reporting

Following Instructions & Procedures

Coping with Pressures & Setbacks

Achieving Personal Work Goals & Objectives


Creating & Innovating


Formulating Strategies & Concepts

Planning & Organising

Specificity of the job

Travel to other UK sites.

Company: Safran

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Gloucester, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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