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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH2935
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email: aimeegleave@castuk.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Category Manager

Birmingham

£45,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

Our client, an international business based in Birmingham, is looking to appoint a Category Manager to join their established Procurement team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking company which is currently enjoying unrivalled growth and success.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement category strategy for a defined spend area
  • Deliver savings and value added through strategic procurement activity
  • Manage tenders and negotiations for high value and complex contracts
  • Develop and maintain key supplier relationships
  • Manage a small category team

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a strategic procurement or category management role
  • Experience of Indirect categories such as Professional Services
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead projects and large scale Procurement activities at a senior level
  • Line management experience

Candidates with MCIPS qualification are preferred.

Client

Successful international business in the Birmingham area

Remuneration

£45,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, 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 and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.