Junior Category Manager - Blue-Chip FMCG Major

Location
London
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
15 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Ref
BBBH6428
Contact
Ziyad Ibrahim
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Category Manager - FTSE100 FMCG Major - £40-45k + Excellent Benefits - Modern Central London Offices

Widely-regarded for their world-class commercial team and innovative product range, blue-chip FMCG firm seeks an ambitious procurement professional to enter a growth position in their indirect procurement function. Entering a newly-created role, the successful individual will be given the autonomy to create strategic category plans, partnering with stakeholders across the organisation to understand the firm's commercial objectives, before applying procurement principles to achieve maximum results. Joining during a period of unprecedented expansion, this position has a clear path towards senior leadership as the organisation seek to hire individuals that will thrive in their supportive sourcing team.

Junior Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Work with different areas of the business to develop strategic category plans across various indirect categories
  • Strategically source new suppliers, managing the full end-to-end tender process to maximise savings and create value within the function
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to effectively sell the value of procurement and increase the value of mandated spend
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Junior Category Manager Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across direct or indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Strong experience drafting and managing contracts with existing and new suppliers
  • CIPS and Degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1 or equivalent

To find out more and apply please send your CV to jobsZI@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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