Junior Category Manager

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Leicestershire | Ref: BBBH17348

£20000 - £25000 per annum

Junior Category Manager
Leicester
£ 20,000 - £25,000

Role Profile

Our client, a leading manufacturer, is looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and forward-thinking individual with some procurement experience to join their team as a Junior Category Manager. The ideal candidate will be degree qualified and will be able to demonstrate strong negotiation and communication skills. For the right candidate, there is also the opportunity to study CIPS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and leading strategic Procurement activity for the category, managing internal and external stakeholders
  • Developing sourcing strategies for defined spend area
  • Managing tenders and contracts
  • Developing and maintaining strategic supplier relationships
  • Delivering savings and demonstrating value added through strategic procurement activity

Skills and Experience

  • At least 1 years' procurement experience
  • Degree qualified or studying towards CIPS
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • An understanding of Category Management principles would be beneficial

Client

Our client is a successful, growing company based in Leicester. This is a great time to join a fantastic company who rewards their staff well.

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