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Category Supply Manager

Job Title: Category Supply Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Rosie Ordman
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Category Supply Manager


Circa £35,000 + excellent benefits

Role Profile

A well known retailer is looking to recruit a talented and dynamic Category Supply Manager to join their team based in Somerset.

This is a key role within their Supply Chain team, and the successful candidate will be critical in planning and managing the stock availability into the Distribution Centres and Stores, whilst managing a team of Supply Chain Planners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the inbound scheduling of products into the DCs, ensuring that the right stock is in the right place at the right time
  • Proposing and implementing corrective actions to improve stock availability, turn and supply chain efficiencies
  • Forecasting the stock requirements
  • Managing key supplier relationships
  • Managing key internal relationships with internal and external departments
  • Ability to communicate and influence with all levels in the business
  • Leading a team of supply chain planners, providing clear objectives and management of performance
  • Developing your team members to fulfil their individual capability and potential and to support their individual personal and career development

Skills and Experiences

  • Degree educated or equivalent qualifications
  • A strong retail background
  • Prior experience within a supply chain management role, responsible for the end-to-end management of supply chain processes, is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and an ability to communicate well at all levels within an organisation
  • Strong IT skills - Excel
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Proven experience and successful track record in problem solving of supply chain issues
  • Man-management experience - including setting clear expectations, monitoring and reviewing progress and supporting performance, is required

Client information

Our client is a leading Retail business


Circa £35,000 + Benefits

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