Senior Category Manager

£55000 - £65000 per annum £5k car allowance and up to 25% bonus


Mark Dawson

Job Description

Are you a Purchasing professional looking for a new role within Category Management? If so and you want to hear more then read on.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement and being one of a few Senior Category Managers you shall Lead a small team to deliver the business procurement strategy.

This business spends over £350 million annually with over 2000 suppliers and they are currently undergoing procurement transformation with the purpose of supplier reduction and cost savings whilst continuing to provide the business it needs to perform with the highest of standards.

As a Senior Category Manager, the role will give you a lot of autonomy and enable you to make a real name for yourself within the business. This is a Hybrid role but will require you to work in one of the company's many sites across the UK one or two days per month.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a Senior Category Manager, you shall support the wider business with the purchasing of a range of goods and services across a wide range of suppliers.
  • Enable and support change across the business and work closely with internal stakeholders educating them on following procurement procedures and policies.
  • Build relationships with existing suppliers and negotiate terms where applicable to support the business to achieve cost-saving targets.

We would love to hear from you if you have a purchasing background within Indirect and Direct procurement and are either looking to step into a Senior Category Manager role or to continue your career within the same capacity. It is not essential but it would be advantageous if you were CIPS qualified.

You will receive a base salary of around £60k plus a £5k car allowance and bonus potential of up to 25%, 25 days leave plus bank holidays, a reward scheme, and excellent working conditions.

ASC Connections Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

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