Category Manager - Procurement, Stakeholder Management, Travel experience, SC Cleared, Hybrid.

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Category Manager - Procurement, Stakeholder Management, Travel experience, SC Cleared, Hybrid.

We currently have a long-term vacancy for a Category Manager to join our small, busy, friendly team as a Category Lead. Working within the Accommodation team you should have a depth of global travel knowledge and an understanding of Travel Management Companies and Agents in order to be able to produce a robust travel market supply strategy

Working withing the accommodation team you will be responsible for sourcing and managing booking solution providers, combining the traditional business travel related categories of: ground transport, air travel, accommodation, rail travel, venue find and supporting services for meetings, conferences and events. In addition, the category's remit also covers guidance and solutions for additional and/or specialist travel services like passports, visas, currency, sensitive crisis travel support and solution management; all with a view to simplifying the procurement

Key Accountabilities: Developing market sector knowledge and applying this to create a deep understanding of customer requirements, market capability and potential opportunities.
Building relationships of influence with senior customers, strategic suppliers and industry leaders.
Use market expertise and knowledge to spot trends and change markets accordingly, leading market engagement activities and other team members in sharing this information with customers
Strong stakeholder management skills, customer focused with good commercial acumen.
Demonstrable experience of working proactively, in a fast paced, commercial environment, delivering projects with a track record of achieving strong commercial results.
Travel Industry experience, passion and knowledge.
Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances and support senior team members during crisis support activities.
Active SC Clearance is required for this role

Minorities, women, LGBTQ+ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interviews will commence next week, so please apply immediately or call Bangura Solutions to discuss further.

Start date
12 months with possible extension
(extension possible)
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