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Category Manager

  • Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 04/10/2016
  • Job reference: J338051A

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Category Manager

Category Manager required for a large and ever expanding FTSE 100 global organisation based in Telford. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Category Manager to manage a multi million pound category spend as part of the development of the procurement/supply chain function. The company are currently experiencing significant growth, and are looking for experienced and commercially minded Category Manager to join the team.

As a Category Manager you will be required to:

  • Assist with the development and delivery of supply chain strategy for the business unit/category, ensuring alignment with corporate objectives
  • Contribute to the category management pipeline, procurement strategies and cost saving initiatives
  • Manage a multi million pound category spend as part of the direct procurement
  • Support senior stakeholders and create strong relationships

To be considered for this Category Manager position you will have the following experience/skills:

  • Strong experience as a Category Specialist/ Category Manager in a commercial environment
  • CIPS qualified, or equivalent
  • Be commercially aware with strong computer and analytical skills
  • Be a confident and professional communicator
  • Background in the engineering, automotive, aerospace or defence sector

This is a great opportunity to work within a very successful and growing organisation, providing hands on experience within a diverse industry.


£45,000 - £49,000 + benefits

Key words

Category Specialist, Category Manager, Senior Buyer, Category Buyer, CIPS, MCIPS, Engineering, Defence, Automotive, Aerospace, Category Lead, Commodity, Sourcing Specialist, Category Management

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