Procurement Category Manager - Leading Retailer

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Car + Excellent Package + Bonus
24 Sep 2018
24 Oct 2018
Patrick Hargan
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

World leading retailer has recently been going through a growth period in 2018 recording record revenue figures and are looking for a procurement category manager. Recently investing billions in the UK market this retailer are quickly growing and will continue to offer endless opportunities to their employees.

With a collaborative and social work culture you will join a procurement function whom are passionate about what they do. This retailer value their employees and have been known to promote within. You can be expected to be provided with a career development plan ensuring you gain the skillset and qualities required to become a world class procurement professional. With offices opening globally around the world you can expect the occasional visits to their international offices.

Key responsibilities: Procurement Category Manager

  • Leading strategy development for the GNFR category collaborating alongside senior stakeholders
  • Involvement throughout the full procurement lifecycle from cradle to grave and additionally ensuring projects are implemented successfully and rolled out
  • Developing long term relationships with large global suppliers ensuring best for value products and services are obtained
  • Track record of working in a fast paced environment having the ability to forecast and perform indepth analysis related to spend data

Your skillset:-

  • Great knowledge of the procurement and or supply chain function with experience in end to end procurement is highly beneficial
  • Experience in generating effective procurement strategies with the use of modern supply chain tools for best effect
  • Experienced in management consulting/project management environment with great experience across the following industries:-
    • FMCG
    • Retail
  • Ability to budget and forecast for basic project financials
  • Degree educated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with gravitas and a communication style that can influence senior stakeholders and clients.

Personal benefits

You will work for a global leading retail firm and will have the opportunity for rapid career progression with continuous training and frequent performance reviews. Access to Life, Health and Travel insurance along with a great bonus and car allowance. This retail firm are growing at a fast pace and there's no better time to join them.

If you are ready for a great opportunity and are ready to advance your career with a fast growing retail firm then please apply by sending your cv to Patrick on

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