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Category Manager

Salary £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Location Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00062608
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Category Manager |Start Up |Burton | £40,000 - £50,000

Macildowie are delighted to bring you the opportunity of a lifetime to join a brand new, exciting start-up business as a Category Manager.

Having developed a unique market offering and business model, Macildowie are assisting in the first phase of the growth process by recruiting the first key hires.


We are looking for a highly commercial procurement professional who can lead strategic sourcing initiatives and develop a business strategy which creates value.

Manage all stakeholder engagement including both meetings and communications to ensure a high level of commitment is secured during the sourcing process.

Deliver category supply strategies that are aimed at delivering key business objectives while satisfying the operational needs of stakeholders

Deliver contractual relationships on behalf of stakeholders that meet business objectives and operational requirements

Proactively manage the supply base at all times to ensure that appropriate relationships are in place

Define and manage key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality, including technical input to negotiations on strategically significant contracts and negotiation and management of third part service providers


For this role, you will need to be educated to degree level and have a CIPS qualification. You will also be highly versed in MS Office as well as ERP, MRP and CRM platforms.

You will need to have held a similarly strategic sourcing role which involved the delivery of a category-specific sourcing strategy. This will include extensive stakeholder management and an ability to demonstrate creative procurement strategies which add value as well as cut cost.

You will be a highly commercial individual with an appreciation of how procurement can be utilised to create value in an organisation
This role is an opportunity to join an exciting start up business a business that's commercial, customer focused and

offering something new. We are looking for someone who matches their key values. You'll be a motivated self-starter, commercial and resourceful and always mindful of giving the customer an excellent experience.

Why this opportunity?

The benefits of this job speak for themselves, but it's an exciting project to be a part of and a place where your development and progression will be supported.

The Offer:

£40,000 - £50,000 Starting Salary

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

Tom Mulholland

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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