Group Category Manager

  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Category Management
  • Location
    Glasgow, Glasgow City
  • Salary
    35000 £ - 40000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Abellio - Group Category Manager
Salary £35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

Every day 13,000 Abellio people provide safe, easy and reliable public transport for 1.2 million passengers, our operations span the UK and Germany across bus and train services. In the UK we operate train services for ScotRail, Scotland's National Railway, Greater Anglia in a joint venture with Mitsui, Merseyrail in a joint venture with Serco and West Midlands Trains in a joint venture with Mitsui and JR East, as well as buses through Abellio London Bus.

Abellio is looking for two exceptional procurement professionals to join the group procurement team. You will bring a high level of technical and commercial competence and the skills to influence a wide and complex range of stakeholders. As the group develop and add further operations across the UK, there is huge opportunity to achieve best value Group wide in multiple categories, maximising our capabilities and commercial strength.

The successful candidates will be responsible for developing procurement and contract governance and controls, while ensuring the implementation of category led procurement group-wide. You will manage a spend of c.£50m for categories including IT & Telecoms, Engineering and Facilities Management.

The successful candidates must have a track-record of running category led group tenders which create best value across a complex organisation. You will use your creative problem solving abilities to drive continuous improvement and using your own initiative to make things happen.

If you have the drive and commitment we seek, and are excited by the opportunity to develop best procurement practice across a UK-wide group, we look forward to hearing from you.

To have a confidential conversation and to request a recruitment pack, please contact our recruitment partner Badenoch & Clark on +44 (0) 141 220 6460 or email Please note that all direct and third-party introductions will be forwarded to Badenoch & Clark.
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