Senior Category Manager - Salary of £60k - £64k - Southampton

Recruiter
Bond Williams
Location
Southampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1267243548
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Category Manager - Salary of £60,000 - £64,000 - Southampton
Our client, a leading business based in Southampton are currently looking to recruit a Senior Category Manager to join their growing team. You will be joining a growing and changing business and play a key part in ensuring that the progressive procurement strategy delivers the business ambition, both in the UK and internationally.

Duties:
  • Cost savings and to maximise the commercial value.
  • Deliver outstanding service across the organisation.
  • Help shape the procurement approach and team.
  • Addressing commercial risks.
  • Help to support and manage £75m annual spend.
  • You will be deputy to the Head of Procurement.
  • Play a key role in developing and mentoring the winder team.
  • Developing innovative procurement strategies and sourcing solutions to drive commercial success.

Experience Required:
  • In depth commercial and category management knowledge and experience.
  • Highly numerate with a strong analytical background.
  • Experience of maintaining and strengthening existing relationships and key suppliers.
  • Experience in a complex environment.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP.
  • MCIPS qualified.
  • Commercial and Public Sector experience.

Benefits:
  • Pension scheme.
  • Performance related bonus.
  • 25 days annual leave, which increases to 30 days after 5 years, plus bank holidays and 3 extra days over Christmas.
  • Flexible working.

If you are interested in the Senior Category Manager role, please submit a copy of your CV or email it to .
Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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