Junior Category Manager - FTSE 100 Giant - £40k

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
20 Feb 2019
Ref
BBBH6760.2
Contact
Hugo Billyard
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Category Manager - FTSE 100 FMCG Giant - £40k - Northampton

One of the world's leading FMCG majors are seeking a bright and talented procurement professional to join their expanding team. This prestigious organisation has an excellent procurement infrastructure, following recent investment and a large-scale restructure. As a result, you will be responsible for a multi-million pound spend with full autonomy. The firm have an unrivaled reputation for training and investing in talent, with a clearly defined path to promotion that is tailored to you.

Their new procurement specialist will:

  • Lead strategic sourcing projects across various raw materials
  • Manage supplier relations to optimise efficiency and supplier performance
  • Negotiate with suppliers to leverage long term cost savings
  • Owning the end-to-end procurement process and lead sourcing strategies
  • Work closely with stakeholders to win over support for further reaching procurement projects

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An analytical and problem-solving approach to procurement
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • A proven track record of progression and tangible achievements within your procurement career
  • Degree / MCIPS qualification preferred but not essential

This is a unique opportunity to solidify and fast-track your procurement career, within a progressive and well established organisation. If you are an ambitious procurement professional, then we want to hear from you.

To apply to the role, email your CV to Hugo Billyard at: jobsHB@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key words: Procurement, Supply Chain, Direct procurement, Indirect Procurement, Strategic sourcing, Raw-materials, FMCG, Buyer

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