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Category Manager (Fuel)

Salary £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Location Trafford, Greater Manchester
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00072268
Published 4 months ago

Job Description

"I'm open to interviewing people who have experience within direct or Indirect spend".

It's rare, and refreshing, when a business has an open-mind when it comes to a prospective employee's skillset.

I've partnered with a forward-thinking multinational who are more interested in the right personality than they are an arbitrary set of skills.

They've asked me to help them recruit a dynamic Category Manager to look after their Fuel spend for the group.

This role would lend itself brilliantly to anyone who has a strong grasp of 'commodities' (ingredients, fuel, parts etc.) and can identify the opportune time to buy.

The remit blends strategic work, such as sourcing new suppliers and determining long-term strategy, as well as more tactical aspects of the job, like placing orders and expediting processes.

This position offers a great flex between office and home work, and can be based within commuting distance of Trafford Park (M17).

The ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years' experience within procurement
  • Ideally has exposure to 'commodities' - Manufacturing, Pharma, Food, Fuel etc.
  • CIPS qualified, preferable not essential
  • Sharp, analytical approach


  • Salary: £48k - £52k DOE
  • Hybrid working
  • Fantastic scope for progression within a global business

If you'd be interested in having a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please drop me a line!

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