Product / Category Manager

Focus Resourcing Group
Ebbw Vale, UK
02 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, an established organisation based in South Wales are looking for a Category Manager to join the team.

This is a chance to work with a reputable employer who will offer a rewarding role for the successful applicant. You will ensure a cost effective and highly professional Category service is provided to meet company objectives.

Responsibilities are as follows
  • Develop and implement the category plan which will include category role, category definition, and category scorecard analysis.
  • Understand and Implement appropriate sourcing and supply procedures as agreed with senior procurement team.
  • Ensure the procurement and supply chain strategy is leading edge, using best practice techniques to standardise approach
  • Manage complex negotiations around supply continuity work with peers, colleagues and key stakeholders to develop strategic alliances across the company supply base.
  • Champion best practice for supply chain execution with a focus on cost down year on year process improvement.
  • Perform Market research to discover what additional services can be developed and launched into the marketplace and identify and sign up Business Partners to carry out the service where necessary
  • Experience in Category Supply Chain Management at a Senior level.
  • CIPS / CILT qualified
  • Good understanding of business processes
  • Ability to interpret data to include budgets, margins, volumes and prices, balance sheet, P&L and apply relevant ratios to interpret financial position of key suppliers.
  • Proven experience of delivering product/category plans

Company offer an excellent working environment, career progression and superb benefit package.

Car driver Essential.

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