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Category Manager

Reference13891695001_934087
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Town/CityWarwickshire
LocationsWarwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 February 2018

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As a Category Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing complex category plans. Using both strategic sourcing methodology and supplier/stakeholder management principles to deliver savings and service improvements in line with Category Plans.



Client Details

Michael Page Indirect Procurement are delighted to be working with Major League Retailer to find a Category Manager to join their team.

Description



As a Category Manager for this Blue Chip Retailer you will be responsible for the following;

  • Developing and implementing complex Commodity Plans that reflect the Category Plan.



  • To communicate and influence stakeholders to Departmental Director level to gain commitment to the Commodity Plan.



  • To direct and lead project teams to deliver Commodity Plans using basic project management tools.



  • To use stakeholder and supplier networks, identify continuous improvement and step-change opportunities to product and service specifications.



  • With the frameworks set, independently agree all business as usual activity such as supplier selection, supplier set-up, contract terms, negotiation strategies and business improvement plans.



  • Working with stakeholders, identify and quantify trade offs between cost, quality and service and develop alternative options.



  • Independently negotiate favourable contract terms in line with the organisations Contracting Policy.



  • Operate as part of the Category Team and shape the development of Category Plans.





Profile

The successful candidates must have the following capabilities;

  • Minimum of 3 year's experience of procurement buying positions and proven track record of delivering savings and service targets.



  • Ability to work across multiple categories.



  • Ability to manage cross functional project teams.



  • Robust commercial awareness and analytical thinking skills.



  • Demonstrated delivery through strategic sourcing principles.



  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships to Departmental Director level.



  • Strong verbal and written influencing skills up to Departmental Director level.



  • Ability to manage 3rd Parties in line with Supplier Relationship Management Programme.



  • Sound knowledge of law and contracts.



  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise to meet targets.





Job Offer

For the successful candidate this Category Manager role offers up to £60,000 + benefits

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