Category Manager - Marketing

Recruiter
Butler Ross Limited
Location
Uxbridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Aug 2019
Ref
1233985905
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A brand-new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Category Manager to join this globally renowned organisation based near Heathrow Airport. They will lead and manage the category requirements to identify and deliver best value solutions for stakeholders as well as to actively support the value for money agenda. This role will be focusing on Marketing procurement.

Main responsibilities of the Category Manager (Marketing)
  • Take responsibility for cost reduction plans
  • Create category strategies for Marketing and the sub categories
  • Contribute to the management and development of procurement policy
  • Enforce effective category management
  • Review and update the current contracts and analyse risks
  • Evaluate supplier performance and draw up reports
  • Identifying trends in the market and working with suppliers and stakeholders to create solutions which will ultimately lead to further successes within the business

Skills & Experience required of the Category Manager (Marketing)
  • Experience in a procurement and supply chain role
  • Knowledge of Marketing as a category
  • Knowledge of complex contract management
  • Ability to drive the team to achieve

This role would be perfect for a Buyer, Senior Buyer or Category Manager who is looking to progress their career.

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