Category Manager

Concept Information Technology Limited
Northamptonshire, UK
20 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge? I'm currently recruiting a newly created Category Manager role for a global business based in Northampton. This role will play a vital part in a large transformation that is taking place within the business.

What will the day to day activities include?
  • Sourcing key services and products from end to end.
  • Developing key categories within the business to achieve best value and savings through negotiation with suppliers, reducing supplier base and managing post contract award effectively.
  • Have a detailed understanding of spend trends within the business to maximise effective sourcing and increase leverage.
  • Liaising closely with key stakeholders to understand need and maximise procurement process.

What will you need to be considered for this opportunity?
  • Proven experience and delivery of strategically managing categories from end to end.
  • A confident communicator who is able to; engage, negotiate and manage key suppliers.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills at all levels of an organisation.
  • Good understanding of risk and minimising this through compliance within the supply chain.
  • MCIPs or equivalent is desirable.

What's on offer?
  • Salary ranging from £30,000 to £35,000.
  • Competitive pension.
  • Car Allowance.
  • Competitive annual leave.
  • Performance related bonus.

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