Category Manager x 5

Recruiter
121 Recruitment
Location
Mansfield
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 6 month temporary contract based in North West/Nottinghamshire. Please Note: This assignment sits outside of IR35.
Job Description:Assessing current strategies, cost data and commodity profiles and business needs, in order to convert gathered intelligence into a proposed strategy to leverage best possible value for assigned categories. Taking ownership of assigned categories, engaging the customer in order to provide the major influence on strategy direction and delivering category benefits. Leading change in introducing and embedding assigned categories within a challenging environment across. Applying skills and endeavour to challenge existing boundaries where needed and overcome challenges in implementation. Drives cost reduction, measures and reviews performance and implements continuous performance improvement, reporting of benefits realization of assigned categories with over-arching business requirements. To facilitate the delivery of contractual arrangements and supporting structures required to deliver results on assigned categories. Using knowledge gained and commercial awareness to embed a category management approach. To support the Group Manager in acting as a change agent for assigned categories including driving relationships, preparing papers and chairing meetings, designing and delivering training solutions and presentations to both internal and external stakeholders. Captures future demand information and continually reviews changes in the marketplace and industry to reflect these changes within an adapting category strategy.
The post holder will be required to oversee the day to day contract and performance management of a Category Tower Service Provider (CTSP) which includes the development and delivery of the category management strategy activities to increase market share growth to 80% and contribute to the delivery of the £600m savings targets. A key element in achieving the savings required will be to ensure the CTSP is working with Customer groups to develop and agree the category management strategies and the subsequent procurement strategies.
The successful candidate will have a valid Disclosure of Scotland or be wiling to apply for one on CV submission.
Please Note: The lower pay rate advertised in the job description is the highest PAYE daily pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to. The higher pirate advertised in this job description is the highest Ltd or Umbrella company pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to.
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