Category Manager

Category Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Are you a Category Manager with extensive indirects experience? Do you have project management skills along with your indirect procurement knowledge? If so, this Category Manager role on a 12 month fixed term contract could be perfect for you.

Based in Central Birmingham, you will be pivotal in providing value for money and ensuring that supplier performance is of a high standard. You will have extensive negotiations experience with an ability to plan and lead complex negotiations. You will have a strategic and commercial approach to your procurement activity.
In order to carry out this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience of indirect procurement within a services environment
  • Ideally experience within a regulated organisation
  • The ability to plan and lead negotiations
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • First generation outsourcing experience
  • The ability to strategically influence real business outcomes from supply chain activity
  • A hardworking and resilient attitude

In return the successful Category Manager will receive a remuneration package that includes a salary of £55,000 to £60,000, flexible working including the possibility of home working where appropriate, pension scheme and other excellent benefits.

Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract role

If you meet the above criteria, please do not hesitate to apply.

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