Category manager - Leading FMCG

Location
London
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
07 Feb 2019
Closes
07 Mar 2019
Ref
BBBH6832.2
Contact
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Buying, Category management
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LEADING FMCG - FOOD INDUSTRY - DIRECT PROCUREMENT CATEGORY MANAGER - WEST LONDON - £50-60K + 25% BONUS + BENEFITS

Job title: DIRECT PROCUREMENT CATEGORY MANAGER
Location: West London
Salary: £30-40k
Contact: Shiva at jobsSD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

My leading FTSE100 FMCG client who have recently going through major acquisitions, have a newly created category manager position and seek an expert senior buyer with management experience to step into this fantastic new role.

The procurement category manager will have full autonomy over their category and spend of circa £110m and will be responsible for leading their own team of buyer across vegetables, co-pack and manufacturing. This is a rare opportunity to put your stakeholder management skills to the test, as you visit the European sites to influence senior stakeholders across the board. Previous management experience is essential as you will be responsible for not only procurement strategy but developing and mentoring your team of buyers.

This is a fantastic time to join a best in class procurement function as they prepare to embark on further expansion over the year.

As a Direct Procurement Category Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The end to end procurement process across vegetables, co-pack and manufacturing
  • Development and implementation of strategic procurement processes to deliver significant cost savings to the organisation
  • Working alongside European stakeholders to benefits the wider organisation
  • Leading and developing a team of 4 buyers
  • Negotiate with key suppliers across Europe to ensure best rates and cost savings are being delivered.

As a Directs Procurement Buyer you will have:

  • Proven track record of working across direct procurement, ideally within the FMCG or manufacturing industries
  • End to end procurement and previous management is essential
  • Degree + CIPS beneficial

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