Procurement Category Manager

Coventry Permanent £55,000 - £65,000
  • Rapidly Growing Business
  • Senior Leadership Opportunity

About Our Client

Our client is a leading FMCG business who supply their products into global brands across the UK. They have had a huge amount of growth over the last 3 years and are looking to continue their success.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the effective communication & implementation of Procurement strategy throughout all RDC's.
  • Ensure a robust and competitive supply chain via supplier management & evaluations.
  • Develop & implement category & product management strategies for designated product category including supplier profiling/rationalisation, supplier management, environmental support & new products.
  • Develop & implement functional support strategies to ensure best practice evolvement & compliance, efficient utilisation of tools & reports, support to achieve KPI expectations.
  • Delivering value via rebate revenue, savings, cost mitigation, new product introduction and supporting procurement KPI's.
  • Develop and support training programmes for both functional & product areas.
  • Minimise business exposure by supporting the supplier audit programme for designated suppliers.
  • Liaise with Procurement Director and other Category Managers to ensure delivery of procurement strategy.
  • Ensure strategies are in place and are delivered to meet targets both financial and non-financial.
  • Supplier management programmes to be developed and implemented.
  • Manage escalated issues from both product and functional perspectives.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Min 8 years experience within similar environment/sector in a purchasing/buying role.
  • Min 3 years experience within raw material commodity management.
  • Managing suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure right commercials are used to improve business profits and purchasing performance.

What's on Offer

The candidate will be offered a very competitive base salary with clear goals and development plan to become their next Procurement Director.

Liam Kavanagh
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