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Category Buyer

Salary £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Location Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00059134
Published 21 days ago

Job Description

Category Buyer / Category Manager
Stoke-on-Trent

"Purchasing power is a licence to purchase power" - Raoul Vaneigem

An opportunity has arisen with one of Stafford's leading employers for an exceptional category buyer or category manager. I'm looking for an experienced buyer with a background in category management to join an international organisation who can offer an excellent working environment and extensive career development opportunities.

The Role:

Working alongside the wider procurement team (but with a large degree of autonomy) you will be responsible for the development and implementation of category strategies in order to improve service and seek cost-saving initiatives.
You will be working with a wide variety of stakeholders and categories of spend, so a degree of flexibility will be essential.


On a day to day basis you will be responsible for the entire spend within your given categories, carrying out detailed spend analysis, compiling reviews and then developing methods to reduce spend.

About You:

I'm looking for someone with a strong background in category management or category buying you will have dealt with categorisation of spend and particularly the development and implementation of category strategies which seek to minimise costs.

You will also be well used to managing both internal and external customers, suppliers, stakeholders and colleagues to deliver the best outcomes possible for all parties.

The Offer:

£30,000 - £40,000 Basic Salary
Extensive career progression opportunities
Industry leading training and personal development support

If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, give me a call on 0115 947 0200 or send me your CV and salary expectations. Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream move.

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