Langley Search & Interim is searching for a Senior Category Manager/Category Manager - Directs for a large manufacturing client, based in Leicestershire, with multiple locations across the UK. This role sits within Group Procurement.
You will work on direct procurement projects & areas which involve multiple sites across the Group. Your approach will be collaborative & team orientated and you will be able to evidence that you deliver. Procurement is established internally and there is a huge opportunity to deliver value for money (above and beyond just savings) including supporting innovation and risk management. Key to success will be your ability to build strong relationships across multiple sites and functional areas with credibility - building strong relationships with the supply base and customers will also be essential.
Ideally you will have CIPS or be studying for this qualification and be of graduate calibre. You should be mobile to travel across the UK.
In return for your experience and expertise a salary of up to £65k is offered plus car, bonus & pension.
For further information please submit your CV & full package details to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7641/Perm/CL
Langley Search & Interim supplies Category Managers & buyers in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire & the East Midlands. Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally. We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Manufacturing Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.
Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, buyer, senior buyer, ingredients Procurement, contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing
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