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Category Manager

  • £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Reading
  • Posted: 30/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V-32532

Job Details

Category Manager
Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for driving growth and efficiency within procurement? This is a fantastic opportunity for a Category Manager to join a large enterprise serving millions of customers!
As a key player, you will manage and optimise categories, ensuring alignment with the overall business objectives. You will be a commercial expert for the category you lead, and will utilise this market expertise to develop and deliver strategies.
The right candidate will have/be:

- Proven experience in category management, with experience in end-to-end procurement including sourcing, supplier management, market analysis
- Ability to plan and execute strategies to achieve long-term goals and objectives
- Capable of leading complex supplier negotiations up to £100m in value
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive category performance
- Strong analytical and negotiation skills
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

With the office based in Reading, you can expect to visit around twice a week to work closely and collaborate with the team.
In terms of package on offer, you can expect a base salary of between £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience, plus a range of excellent benefits.
If you are a Category Manager looking to take on a challenging and rewarding role within a leading organisation – APPLY NOW!

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.

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