Junior Category Manager

Location
England, London
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
29 Oct 2018
Ref
1808-33.679
Contact
jobsPH
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Consultancy
Function
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to a period of extensive growth my client is now looking to acquire an ambitious and well-rounded marketing procurement professional to join their internationally acclaimed and award winning procurement function. For the right candidate this is a sensational opportunity to join an organisation that is a true market leader and very rarely hires externally due to a superb track record of internal promotion. My client is known for their ground breaking work across the industry, being very innovative and working in a fast paced and exciting environment. In addition, they are renowned for fantastic training opportunities.

Junior Category Manager: The role


  • Become a true category expert, aiding the procurement team through excellent knowledge of the current market in order to help with cost structures as well as sourcing strategies.
  • Build excellent relationships with both current and new suppliers in order to help the reaching of outlined strategic targets
  • Work closely with junior and senior stakeholders to support sales bids and identify solutions
  • Challenge current ways of working by spotting outages to the current ways of working and coming up with achievable solutions
  • Increase cost effectiveness with all suppliers, through supplier analysis and taking pride in work

Skills/Experience needed:

  • Some experience across indirect categories, ideally marketing procurement
  • Degree/CIPS qualified is desired but not essential
  • A track record of successful stakeholder and supplier management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of successful negotiation
  • Very numerate and logical

This is a huge opportunity for an experienced procurement professional with a fantastically renowned organisation that gives the right candidate the opportunity to grow.

If you want to professionally challenge yourself and prove yourself at the very highest level on a world stage then send your CV to jobsPH@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or click "Apply" now.

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