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Category Manager

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Posted: 18/06/2019
Reference: 765034
Job Type: Contract
Location: Newbury, Berkshire, England (map)
Salary: £27.09 - £27.09
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Job description

Category Manager


Pay rate £27.09

3-6 months

37hours a week.


My client are currently recruiting for a category manager in their office based in Newbury. The focus of this role will be to act as a Category Manager across multiple categories within the business. You will ensure that Procurement support is aligned to the structure, objectives and culture of the whole organisation, thus becoming an enabler to its business plan, objectives and deliverables. You are required to collaborate with key stakeholders proactively identifying areas where Procurement can add measureable value, and to lead solutions in support of strategic goals and improving organisational effectiveness and efficiency.

Key Deliverables

  • Ensuring that the business requirements are met and best value is delivered through procurement best practice processes.
  • Supporting category strategies to ensure they are aligned with stakeholders’ business plans and operational requirements, whilst managing risk effectively.
  • Working collaboratively with the business to fully understand their objectives, performance issues, challenges and opportunities in terms of business deliverables against business plan for the coming period.
  • Supporting delivery of a wave plan of Procurement activities for your category area(s) taking into account the business objectives and priorities.

Key Skills required are:

 OJEU experience/ or awareness

Ability to run tenders

Good stakeholder management skills

If you require more information please call Courtleigh on 0117 917 4560

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