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Defence & Aerospace

Category Manager

£400 - £500 per day + Negotiable

 | London

 | Contract

Background We are looking for a number of Category Managers with defence sector experience for a commercial change programme currently being implemented by our client. You will be a Category Manager able to take ownership of categories from concept (business approval), category strategy (analysis) and finally implementation. Lasting commercial improvement, business change, Value for Money and Cost Savings are the key characteristics of this Category Manager role Key Responsibilities Assessing current strategies, cost data, commodity profiles and business needs Category analysis; ensuring spend, contract, performance, supplier and market data is captured, consolidated and segmented to support the category strategy Taking ownership of assigned categories, engaging the customers, in order to provide the major influence on strategy direction and delivering category benefits Leading change in introducing and embedding category management within a challenging environment Applying skills and endeavour to challenge existing boundaries where needed and overcome challenges in implementation Driving cost reduction, measures and reviews performance and implements continuous performance improvement, and reporting of benefits realisation of assigned categories Supporting the Commercial Lead in acting as a change agent for assigned categories including driving relationships, preparing papers and chairing meetings Driving innovation and work with the team to consistently review current tools, processes, governance, and ways of working Developing category commercial expertise, ensuring the development of knowledge of market trends, innovation, developing commercial models and enhancements in service or product specifications Requirements: Demonstrable, strong experience in a Category Manager role, delivering complex projects, with large spends and a proven track record Commercially-minded as shown by previous expertise/focus Experience of working in a Defence environment (essential), including with MoD Demonstrate excellence in the ability to deliver the category strategy including Value for Money and cost savings Proven strong stakeholder management and SRM at all levels Significant experience in Category Management, Contract Management, Procurement & Commercial Excellence Experience of leading and upskilling teams SC Cleared (ideally) For more information, or to apply for this Category Manager role please hit 'Apply Now' or contact Chris Hill at JAM Recruitment for more information. JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Defence & Aerospace

Category Manager

£400 - £500 per day + Negotiable

 | Bristol

 | Contract

Background We are looking for a number of Category Managers with defence sector experience for a commercial change programme currently being implemented by our client. You will be a Category Manager able to take ownership of categories from concept (business approval), category strategy (analysis) and finally implementation. Lasting commercial improvement, business change, Value for Money and Cost Savings are the key characteristics of this Category Manager role Key Responsibilities Assessing current strategies, cost data, commodity profiles and business needs Category analysis; ensuring spend, contract, performance, supplier and market data is captured, consolidated and segmented to support the category strategy Taking ownership of assigned categories, engaging the customers, in order to provide the major influence on strategy direction and delivering category benefits Leading change in introducing and embedding category management within a challenging environment Applying skills and endeavour to challenge existing boundaries where needed and overcome challenges in implementation Driving cost reduction, measures and reviews performance and implements continuous performance improvement, and reporting of benefits realisation of assigned categories Supporting the Commercial Lead in acting as a change agent for assigned categories including driving relationships, preparing papers and chairing meetings Driving innovation and work with the team to consistently review current tools, processes, governance, and ways of working Developing category commercial expertise, ensuring the development of knowledge of market trends, innovation, developing commercial models and enhancements in service or product specifications Requirements: Demonstrable, strong experience in a Category Manager role, delivering complex projects, with large spends and a proven track record Commercially-minded as shown by previous expertise/focus Experience of working in a Defence environment (essential), including with MoD Demonstrate excellence in the ability to deliver the category strategy including Value for Money and cost savings Proven strong stakeholder management and SRM at all levels Significant experience in Category Management, Contract Management, Procurement & Commercial Excellence Experience of leading and upskilling teams SC Cleared (ideally) For more information, or to apply for this Category Manager role please hit 'Apply Now' or contact Chris Hill at JAM Recruitment for more information. JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Third Party Systems Manager

Negotiable

 | Hatfield

 | Permanent

Do you want to work at the forefront of technology? Do you want to be part of a team doing something different? Do you have a logistics / material handling automation background? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you... One of the fastest growing businesses in the UK (who compete with Amazon for being the most technologically advanced e-commerce business) is looking for a Product Manager - Logistics Automation to join their growing team. The business is revolutionary and is now selling their technology to other businesses to help them build and implement automated distribution centres across the world. The Role As their Product Manager (Logistics Automation) you'll hold a cross functional role and provide joined up technical, commercial and strategic leadership for the global sourcing and deployment of third party (i.e. bought in) solutions used in their warehouses - these solutions may include, for example but not limited to, conveyors and waste removal. You'll conduct regular strategic reviews of the direction of third-party systems and the ways of working to ensure they are appropriate to business needs whilst also defining and managing KPIs and metrics. In addition, you'll undertake risk identification and mitigation and maintain global industry knowledge and network. You... To succeed in the role of Product Manager you'll need to have a strong background in logistics / materials handling automation and a knowledge of the key providers of logistics automation worldwide. This is a key hire within this team, so you'll need strong influencing skills due to it being a cross functional and standalone role. End to End Project Engineering experience will certainly hold you in good stead. The Package As a Product Manager within this business you'll receive a competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, share scheme, 25 days' and private medical insurance. In addition, the company is committed to both training and development along with career progression. How to apply... This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send me your CV via the Apply Now button JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Logistics Data Analyst

Negotiable

 | Hatfield

 | Permanent

Do you want to work at the forefront of technology? Do you want a sense that you are part of a team doing something different? Are you highly analytical and numerate? Can you commute to Hatfield? If so, one of the following roles may be right for you. The Background One of the fastest growing businesses in the UK (who compete with Amazon for being the most technologically advanced e-commerce business) is looking for a number of permanent Solution Designers to join their team. The business is revolutionary and is now selling their technology to other businesses to help them build and implement automated distribution centres across the world. The Role As a Solution Designer you'll sit within their Automated Warehouse design team - this team is at the forefront of technology within automation. You'll develop concept designs of various areas within Fulfilment Centres and concept layouts for Mechanical Handling Equipment. In addition, you'll use, challenge, validate and gather operational metrics, assumptions and business requirements whilst liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the designs support the requirements. Continuous Improvement, Operational Best Practice and Cost Benefit Analysis are also important parts of the role. You… To succeed in the role of Solution Designer you don't have to have been an Engineer, but you will have one of the following backgrounds: Experience of warehouse design or automation / mechanical handling equipment. Please note there are also Design Manager roles available if you have specific warehouse design experience and would be looking for a more senior role. Highly analytical and numerate graduate with some industry experience within logistics, manufacturing or engineering. The Package As a Solution Designer you'll receive a competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, share scheme and 25 days'. In addition, the company is committed to both training and development along with career progression. How to apply... This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested please send through your CV by clicking the "Apply Now" button JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Product Manager - Logistics / Materials Handling

Negotiable

 | Hatfield

 | Permanent

Do you want to work at the forefront of technology? Do you want to be part of a team doing something different? Do you have a logistics / material handling automation background? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you... One of the fastest growing businesses in the UK (who compete with Amazon for being the most technologically advanced e-commerce business) is looking for a Product Manager - Logistics Automation to join their growing team. The business is revolutionary and is now selling their technology to other businesses to help them build and implement automated distribution centres across the world. The Role As their Product Manager (Logistics Automation) you'll hold a cross functional role and provide joined up technical, commercial and strategic leadership for the global sourcing and deployment of third party (i.e. bought in) solutions used in their warehouses - these solutions may include, for example but not limited to, conveyors and waste removal. You'll conduct regular strategic reviews of the direction of third-party systems and the ways of working to ensure they are appropriate to business needs whilst also defining and managing KPIs and metrics. In addition, you'll undertake risk identification and mitigation and maintain global industry knowledge and network. You... To succeed in the role of Product Manager you'll need to have a strong background in logistics / materials handling automation and a knowledge of the key providers of logistics automation worldwide. This is a key hire within this team, so you'll need strong influencing skills due to it being a cross functional and standalone role. End to End Project Engineering experience will certainly hold you in good stead. The Package As a Product Manager within this business you'll receive a competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, share scheme, 25 days' and private medical insurance. In addition, the company is committed to both training and development along with career progression. How to apply... This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send me your CV via the Apply Now button JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Warehouse Design Manager

Negotiable

 | Hatfield

 | Permanent

Do you want to work at the forefront of technology? Do you want a sense that you are part of a team doing something different? Can you commute to Hatfield? If so, one of the following roles may be right for you. The Background One of the fastest growing businesses in the UK (who compete with Amazon for being the most technologically advanced e-commerce business) is looking for a number of permanent Project Design Managers to join their team. The business is revolutionary and is now selling their technology to other businesses to help them build and implement automated distribution centres across the world. The Role As a Project Design Manager you'll sit within their Automated Warehouse design team - this team is at the forefront of technology within automation and ensures clients maximise their productivity. You'll work with clients to identify and develop all business processes, equipment and automation requirements - to summarise, you'll be responsible for developing the concept design of the operational areas of automated warehouses and then project manage the development of the design across the wider design team and business. You… To succeed in the role of Project Design Manager you don't necessarily have to have been an Engineer but you definitely will have experience of engineering or project management within a Materials Handling Equipment business (ideally within logistics, warehousing, distribution and FMCG). The Package As a Project Design Manager you'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, share scheme and private medical insurance. In addition, the company is committed to both training and development along with career progress. How to apply... This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested please send through your CV by clicking the "Apply Now" button JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Procurement and Supply Chain

Warehouse Designer

Negotiable

 | Hatfield

 | Permanent

Do you want to work at the forefront of technology? Do you want a sense that you are part of a team doing something different? Are you highly analytical and numerate? Can you commute to Hatfield? If so, one of the following roles may be right for you. The Background One of the fastest growing businesses in the UK (who compete with Amazon for being the most technologically advanced e-commerce business) is looking for a number of permanent Solution Designers to join their team. The business is revolutionary and is now selling their technology to other businesses to help them build and implement automated distribution centres across the world. The Role As a Solution Designer you'll sit within their Automated Warehouse design team - this team is at the forefront of technology within automation. You'll develop concept designs of various areas within Fulfilment Centres and concept layouts for Mechanical Handling Equipment. In addition, you'll use, challenge, validate and gather operational metrics, assumptions and business requirements whilst liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the designs support the requirements. Continuous Improvement, Operational Best Practice and Cost Benefit Analysis are also important parts of the role. You… To succeed in the role of Solution Designer you don't have to have been an Engineer, but you will have one of the following backgrounds: Experience of warehouse design or automation / mechanical handling equipment. Please note there are also Design Manager roles available if you have specific warehouse design experience and would be looking for a more senior role. Highly analytical and numerate graduate with some industry experience within logistics, manufacturing or engineering. The Package As a Solution Designer you'll receive a competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, share scheme and 25 days'. In addition, the company is committed to both training and development along with career progression. How to apply... This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested please send through your CV by clicking the "Apply Now" button JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn

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Specialisms in Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Buyers 

    • Category Management

    • Import & Export

  • Logistics

      • Procurement/purchasing

        • Production

  • Supply chain

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​Emma Bainbridge

​Emma Bainbridge

Principal Account Manager

I have worked in the recruitment industry for over 15 years, initially supporting employment opportunities within the contract market before moving to specialise within the permanent market. I have worked for JAM for over eight years and here have further indulged my passion for supporting people in their long term and permanent career goals, specialising in technical opportunities within the areas of Aerospace and Defence. I particularly enjoy the challenge and success of working with RPO clients although will gladly turn my hand to any opportunities!Whilst not at work I enjoy the challenge of looking after and entertaining my three young children - life is never boring!

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Victoria Stevenson

Victoria Stevenson

Account Manager

​Account Manager within Supply Chain & Manufacturing, working with leading FMCG businesses to provide recruitment solutions UK wide across operational management roles. Interested in Diversity & Inclusion and helping industries to build diverse teams

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