Procurement Category Manager

Job Title: Procurement Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-15 00:00:00
Reference: 123103860
Contact Name: Ana Badescu
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 10:11

Job Description

Procurement Category Manager 

Do you consider yourself as a proficient and innovative procurement expert with category management expertise who loves the thrill of a fast paced environment? 

We are searching for a committed Procurement Category Manager to work alongside a household name retailer and be ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our clients journey. 

It will be your responsibility to manage and execute various category activities to specified requirements, in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring an effective provision and service of Category management and supply chain management which delivers significant cost reduction, efficiencies and adds value to the business. 

The role responsibilities: 
• Working collaborative with Category manager to ensure successful delivery of the category strategies 
• Scope and develop identified areas of opportunity across categories through spend analysis to ensure the best possible outcome.
• Assist in the planning and management of projects 
• Delivering of procurement projects within deadlines
• Managing stakeholders
• Incorporate innovative supply chain future-proof solutions
• Managing and mitigating risk of suppliers
• Conducting negotiations to achieve great outcomes for all parties 

The Ideal candidate:
• Ideally you will be CIPS qualified 
• Demonstrable negotiation experience
•Vendor analysis experience
•Supply chain and Category management experience- Essential
• Procurement experience, ideally within FM, Supply Chain and Retail
• Able to work in a fast paced environment 
• Great IT skills including Excel and Oracle
• Organisation skills & Team player
• Great communication and customer service skills
• Problem solving and an ability to focus on multiple projects simultaneously

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!

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