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Category Manager

Salary £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Location Coventry, West Midlands
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00055918
Published 23 days ago

Job Description

Category Procurement Jobs/ Buying Jobs/ Buyer Jobs
Senior Buyer/ Senior Procurement

A leading wholesaler in the Midlands is currently recruiting for a Category Manager. Where this Procurement job differs from other jobs is the autonomy you'll have within your category. You'll be working to grow and develop the category. Working along side your junior buyer and buying assistant you will be working hard to grow sales, generate promotional income, improve stock availability and develop/maintain great customer relationships.

Numerate and very analytical, able to spot the opportunities
Fantastic negotiation skills
Works well under pressure and deadlines
PC+ Systems literate
Can build relationships with suppliers and stake holders easily
Commercially aware

The Person:
Some experience in FMCG/Retail (preferable)
Previous team management is essential
Determined, tenacious and resilient
Customer-centric approach
Team player

The role has the possibilities for trade shows and international trips so experience of this will be preferential.

This great opportunity sits within an established, stable and growing business who are proud of the positive culture they have created over the years. They are inclusive, keen to develop and train and value creative thought. They have strong ethics when it comes to securing best value from the procurement function too. It really is a fabulous chance to secure a specialist category role within a supportive and ambitious business. If you are motivated by this and like to see your portfolio grow, please apply!

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Job Location

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