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Category Manager Indirect Procurement

Reference2630020001_892615
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorServices
Salary£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Benefitsexcellent bonus scheme
Town/CityGreater Manchester
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted19 June 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Category Manager for my blue chip client based at their head office in Greater Manchester.



Main Purpose of the role:

Develop a full understanding of their particular categories with an aim to improve profitability and drive efficiency improvements by understanding the cost of manufacture and knowledge of seasonality, volumes and rebates.

Other duties to include:

Develop a full understanding of their particular categories with an aim to improve profitability and drive efficiency improvements by understanding the cost of manufacture and knowledge of seasonality, volumes and rebates.

Create commercial innovative solutions for customers and challenge the “status quo”

To deliver commercial growth within the largest categories

The Category Manager will assist the Procurement Director to lead a culture of innovation and development of new products

Skills/Experience Required:

Extensive print/media category procurement experience ideally within a multi-site FMCG environment

Ideally CIPS qualified or equivalent

Knowledge of low cost country sourcing

Experienced negotiator with a strong track record of developing relationships and improving efficiencies

Evidence of working closely and effectively with other functions of a FMCG business

Commercially awareness



If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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