Product / Category Manager

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing Group
Location
Ebbw Vale, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Aug 2019
Ref
1218136026
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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