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Procurement Category Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 January 2018

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The Category Manager will be a new appointment, an opportunity for a confident and capable Candidate to shape and define the role within the company. The successful Candidate will be expected to Coordinate the planning of the manufacturing resources with the overall aim of achieving exceptional service levels in the most cost efficient manner.

Client Details

Our Client, a market leading manufacturer of building supplies have enjoyed fantastic growth over recent years, the demand for products have been so high that the company is due to move to a purpose built site that will increase capacity.


Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;
  • Manage Supplier contracts to ensure suitability and driving continued performance improvements.
  • Implement Category strategies to optimise business efficiency in line with overall procurement strategy.
  • Manage all aspects of selected Categories including strategic sourcing, Supplier relationships,contracts, performance and risk.
  • Facilitate implementation of procurement change initiatives within category to improve business performance.
  • Plan and execute effective negotiation processes with vendors.


The successful candidate will possess;
  • A demonstrable track record in Procurement with clear examples of delivering efficiencies, savings and other value added benefits within the private sector
  • Previous exposure to SAP within a manufacturing environment
  • High level of Stakeholder Management
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to create, nurture and maintain relationships across internal teams, Vendors and Suppliers
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • CIPS qualified or willingness to undertake CIPS training
  • Ability to manage multiple projects

Job Offer

25k-30k + Benefits DOE

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