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3 months ago

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Category Manager



Category Manager, Burton Latimer, Competitive Salary + Benefits

Are you an experienced procurement professional looking for a new challenge?

Then we want to talk to you!

Our client is a leading supplier of packaging to the E-commerce industry and has gone from strength to strength over the last few years - their procurement team needs you to meet the growing demand and support the Procurement Director.

So what will be involved in the role?

As with a typical Category Manager you will own and manage a category within the procurement function, demonstrating expertise and understanding of the range to maximise category performance. Success will be measured through a variety of measures including sales, profit & growth,

As this role includes management responsibility, will provide day to day guidance and management to a small team consisting of a Buyer and Purchasing Admin. You'll also have to liaise with a variety of stakeholders including sales, supply chain, suppliers etc to ensure everything runs smoothly.

So… what's in it for you?

As well as a competitive salary the role provides excellent progression opportunities within an established structure, working for a business that is a market leader within it's sector.

The role has a generous hybrid working model allowing for 2 days per week working from home.

What are we looking for?

Ideally you'll already be working as a Category Manager and be able to demonstrate previous experience of managing a small procurement team, but the role could also be a great fit for someone who is really keen to progress their career and step up into this challenging and exciting role.

CIPS qualification or equivalent degrees are preferred but not required.

Strong Excel and IT skills will be essential to fulfil the needs of the role.

Want to recruit a similar role?

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit

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