Category Manager

Recruiter
Concept Information Technology Limited
Location
Northamptonshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1213671398
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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