Job Details

Category Manager

Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum

Location: England

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 02/03/2021

Job Ref: 123104050

Salary: £65,000 - 70,000 per annum plus bonus

Location: Remote

Procurement People have been retained by a well-established 3rd party logistics business to support the hire of a Category Manager, covering the EU with a focus on Hygiene, Safety, and Sanitization. Reporting directly to the Procurement Manager, the Category Manager will hold responsibility for the short to long-term strategic category strategies; developing, planning, executing, and monitoring.

Responsibilities will include but aren’t limited to;

Experience needed;

Develop and implement strategies for both regional and global market needs
Deliver on financial and non-financial targets for the category.
Ensure the category is capable of growing in scale
Drive continuous improvement
Exhibit “best in class” supplier relationship and contract management
Collaborate with other commercial departments across the organisation

Essential qualifications;

7+ years’ experience in strategic sourcing/procurement
Project management skills
Commercially astute
Strong negotiator
Experience managing categories on a global level

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