Category Manager - Software and Hardware

Location
Derby
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + bonus + car allowance
Posted
07 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH8035.4444
Contact
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Manager / Software / Hardware - Global FMCG - Midlands

£45,000 - £50,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus

Our client seeks hard-working and collaborative Category Managers to join their growing procurement function in their state-of-the-art offices.

The role will initially place the Category Manager working alongside senior members of the Procurement team and relevant Procurement Category Leads in a role with a clear progression path within the organisation. Projects will be geared at driving exceptional value on end-to-end procurement projects with both new and existing suppliers and vendors.

The Role:

  • Strategically sourcing on procurement projects within their large organisation
    • Projects will include IT (Software - data security - applications - Hardware and more)
  • Initially working at a local level, the role is geared to work towards a Europe-wide and a group-wide scale
  • Working end-to-end on procurement projects including running the tender process
  • Managing the vetting potential suppliers and the post-purchase supplier relationships
  • Negotiating robust contracts with market-leading technology suppliers in line with company's interests

The successful Category Manager will have …

  • 2-3 years experience in procurement
  • Led and managed IT Procurement projects end-to-end
  • Have a track record of delivering impressive individual savings against big-budget projects, and/or achieving excellent cost-avoidance
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, vibrant environment
  • Confidence when managing and influencing key stakeholders
  • Have a Bachelor's Degree - 2.1 and above (or equivalent)

To find out more or apply, please email jobsAZ@bramwithconsulting.co.uk with your CV or directly via the Apply button below

Key skills: procurement, category manager, indirect, indirect procurement, IT, Software, Hardware, Applications, Data, FMCG, Retail, Tender, supplier management, vendor management