Interim Category Manager

West Sussex
£350.00 - £450.00 per day
30 Sep 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A 6-month Category Manager job at a great organisation in West Sussex paying circa £400 per day

Your new company
Your new company is an outstanding, widely respected organisation in West Sussex. This is a lovely place to work, in terms of environment and the passionate people that you will be working alongside. They are also involved in some forward thing projects at the moment which you will contribute to.

Your new role
In your new job, you will be a Category Manager supporting a range of indirect purchasing categories, including marketing, media and income generation among many others. Key to your role will be the ability to drive commercial initiative including procurement processes, contract negotiation and vendor management, and supporting the relevant senior business managers as needed. Your role is likely to run for approximately 6 months.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in your new job you will need to have extensive procurement experience particularly in indirect procurement, experience managing categories like Marketing, Advertising or HR is essential and vendor management. You will be part of a small team in a highly dynamic area of the business so the ability to adapt to changing circumstances is important. Further to that, keen negotiation and business partnering skills will be essential, in order to manage suppliers and senior internal stakeholders.

What you'll get in return
In return for this job you will be remunerated with circa £400 (flexible) per day, and have the chance to work for an outstanding organisation in West Sussex. This is great environment, with passionate and invested colleagues, where your input will be valued.

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