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Senior Category Manager

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000 – 60,000+Benefits

  • Consultant:

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  • Email:

    eheeley@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    EH/16418

  • Published:

    5 months ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Category Manager to join a retail clothing company in the Manchester Head office. You will be responsible for the Logistics and Facilities Management categories and will report into the Head of Procurement. The firm are looking for candidates with experience/strong knowledge of Logistics and/or facilities management category, however you do not need a background in retail.

Experience with a range of indirect categories will be an advantage. You will be highly commercial with the ability to identify opportunities to add value to other areas of spend. Attention to detail is required for this role and there is the opportunity for the role to expand and cover other indirect categories and responsibilities.

You will develop multiple category plans and will monitor supplier performance and relationship management whilst leading all negotiations and discussions with suppliers. Experience with drafting and reviewing contracts would be an advantage. Spend level is circa £85m.

There are very good existing relationships with internal stakeholders and it is crucial this is maintained. It is a very relaxed and friendly culture internally.    

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