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Head of Category Management

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5533

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• The job holder will lead the category management team, including:
• Defining category strategies for products and services categories
• Leading key sourcing initiatives for categories within scope

Client Details

A sizeable and reputed U.A.E entity


• Participate in the formulation of vision, mission, strategy and objectives of the
• Procurement Function in line with overall goals and ensure subsequent implementation
• Define clear category spend, preferred supplier policies, and work with the procurement team and Federal Entities to ensure compliance
• Ensure compliance of the category strategies and sourcing projects with the procurement policies, guidelines and legal requirements
• Promote compliance by coaching and serving as a role model

Job Offer

• A unique opportunity to lead the development of category management and related procurement activities/team within a reputed & sizeable local organization


• 10+ years of total working experience, ideally in procurement & supply chain
• 5+ years in category management leadership roles within large entities, ideally in a multi-BU conglomerate with centralised or center-led procurement model

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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