Category Manager

Candidate Source Limited
United Kingdom
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A team of customer-focused solutions providers, operating in the print and marketing communications arena is seeking a Category Manager based in London to join its expanding team. By combining specialist procurement knowledge with a lateral and empathetic approach, this company provides its customers with effective and insightful solutions along with tangible bottom-line results. As the Category Manager, your duties will be to: - Take briefs, both written and verbal and translate into a production standard format. - Utilise in-house MIS in the management of print procurement. - Manage production ensuring goods are delivered on time in full, to budget & to the requisite standard. - Swift resolution of production issues. - Accurate and timely response to queries. - Accurate and timely shipping of orders. - Accurate and timely preparation of reports. - Issue resolution and fulfilment of NCR processes. - Identify and implement cost saving opportunities via both product and process re-engineering. - Supply chain management in accordance with agreed supplier framework and processes. To be a successful Category Manager you will have the following skills and experience: - Account Management or Category Manager experience in a similar role. - Good all-round print production knowledge. - Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time. - Proficient in MS Office suite, e.g. word, excel, PowerPoint. - Strong team player. - Prepared to travel to client / supplier sites nationwide. - Strong written and verbal communication. In return, the Category Manager will receive a competitive salary plus a generous holiday allowance, pension, life assurance and many more benefits. The first stage of the application process is to apply online. Candidate Source Ltd is an Advertising Agency working on behalf of an Employment Agency. By applying for this position you are giving us permission to pass your CV and covering letter to a third party in relation to this specific vacancy. A full copy of our privacy policy can be viewed on our website.
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