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  • Location: Birmingham, B15 1NU
  • Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits: private medical insurance, dental insurance, cycle to work scheme, technology at home, gym flex, private GP consultations and more
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Professional
  • Contact: Saffron Hardy
  • Contact Email: saffron.hardy@therecruitment-group.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01332 318711
  • Start Date: 2022-07-03
  • Expiry Date: 18 July 2022
  • Job Ref: J3297

I am recruiting aCategory Manager for a full-time permanent vacancy in Birmingham.  Here you will be responsible for negotiating industry-leading national agreements.  To ensure best in class industry pricing and contract terms and conditions. We are seeking a highly motivated procurement professional, with experience in category management (sourcing/tendering and stakeholder engagement to implement call-off contracts in assigned categories) and managing multiple projects. 

Salary and benefits

  • Salary up to £42K 

  • Full time permanent 

  • Hybrid working model (up to 2 days a week working from home) 

  • Benefits: private medical insurance, dental insurance, cycle to work scheme, technology at home, gym flex, private GP consultations and more 


About the role:
The key area of focus is sourcing initiatives that are primarily categories with medium spend, complexity, risk and sensitivity.   You will possess knowledge or prior experience in principles and concepts related to sourcing and contract management. 

As the Category Manager, you will demonstrate a thorough understanding and accountability for the sourcing process and assigned portfolio. Including market research, bid preparation, RFI, Strategy Development & Validation, SQ, RFP/ITT, Contract Negotiations, and contract launch 
Present category strategies and final awards to internal stakeholders for review and discussion, before being validated by members. 

Demonstrating the ability to learn in-depth aspects of categories, which includes: 
o    Product features and benefits  
o    Product comparisons between supplier offerings and impact  
o    Interpretation of current and new CE mark filings 


For more information and to apply, contact Saffron Hardy - saffron.hardy@therecruitment-group.co.uk or click 'Apply Now' to submit your application. 

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