Category Coordinator

Job Title: Category Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-15 00:00:00
Reference: 123103861
Contact Name: Ana Badescu
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 10:06

Job Description

Category Coordinator
6/12 Month Fixed Term contract

Procurement People are currently looking for a Category Procurement Coordinator for one of our clients, a well-respected and recognised retailer to provide Procurement and administrative support through day to day tasks within various categories ,to assist in delivering various improvements across the business, and overall playing a big part in meeting the quality and savings objectives of the company. 

Responsibilities will include:

• Influence and build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and team, as well as external customers and suppliers. 
• Maintain accurate records of supplier, and all data of goods and services that are procured .
• Acting as first point of contact for account support functions
• Generate and maintain departmental / category specific reports including Category spend 
• Prepare and place purchase orders ensuring best cost, quality and delivery obtained.
• Purchase Order and invoices reconciliation
• Undertake analysis and prepare reports relating to purchasing activity.
• Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure supply lead times are adhered to, in line with Production Schedule and that any issues are communicated promptly.
• Maintain and manage suppliers performance.
• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Category Manager or Procurement Manager. 

Candidate profile:

• Experience in a Purchasing / Buyer role with exposure to category management
• Able to work in a fast paced environment
• Organised and great attention to detail
• Team player
• Strong IT skills; Excel knowledge 
• Great communication and negotiation skills
• CIPS qualification or working towards

If this role sounds of interest, please apply with your CV today or get in touch with Ana on 0121 272 8260 at Procurement People! Referrals are welcomed!

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