Head of Category Management - Purchasing

Stoke on Trent Permanent £110,000 - £120,000 per year
  • Join a growing, international business
  • Autonomy to develop and roll out category management

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established, high-profile leader in their field. With a globally presence, the company is renowned for its innovation, quality and commitment to customer service.

Job Description

As the Head of Category Management - Purchasing you will,

  • Lead the development and execution of category management across a complex, global manufacturing operation
  • Hire and manage a diverse team of category managers, building engagement and performance
  • Drive cost reduction initiatives and value creation as a direct effect of the strategy
  • Advocate and drive the value of the approach with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments, and enable complete visibility of the value created by the function

The Successful Applicant

A successful Head of Category Management - Purchasing should have:

  • A track record of rolling out Category Management in a complex, multisite operation
  • Proven leadership and team management skills, enabling hire performance
  • Working knowledge of purchasing within a global Manufacturer
  • Energy and resilience with first class communication skills

What's on Offer

  • circa £120,000 per annum.
  • An opportunity to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

Jonathan Weller
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0388

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Stoke on Trent
Contract type
Consultant name
Jonathan Weller
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0388
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