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Caravan Category Manager

Caravan Category Manager

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum + + up to 20% bonus

  • Contact:

    Dagmara Kruczkowska

  • Contact email:

    Dagmara.Kruczkowska@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    75000

  • Job ref:

    J15309_1632256455

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

If you're passionate about transforming and manage the commercial engagement with suppliers, this role is for you! Step forward in your career journey to drive maximum value.

Role: Caravan Category Manager

Location: Hemel, with at least 30% traveling

Salary: up to £85K + 20% bonus

About you

You are an ambitious, humble, and passionate about strategic sourcing and category management in a relevant category. Proven history of developing sourcing and procurement engagements - is important to this role.

As a Caravan Category Manager, you will deliver on the 6 key strategic priorities: Security of Supply, Innovation, Quality and aftersales support, End to End Supply Chain, Value for Money, Risk Management.

The Role takes a lead with suppliers representing and working closely with the key stakeholders in Proposition, Caravan Sales, Facilities Maintenance, Finance, Caravan Inventory and Pricing and

Procurement degree is required. You'll also need a knowledge of leisure and holiday sectors.

About the job

  • Owns, reviews, and develops the category/sourcing strategy identifying and driving all opportunity areas and ensuring ongoing alignment with all relation plans and strategies such as caravan sales, proposition development.
  • Co-ordinates with key stakeholders to ensure key suppliers are supporting clients' ambitions - specifically proposition for the Look & feel and Innovation of caravans, FM to ensure quality and maintenance of vans and caravan Inventory and pricing & caravan sales for all delivery, pricing, and sales-related matters.
  • Caravan manufacturers and acts as escalation for major operational issues with the supply chain.
  • Commercial selection and contracting through running tenders, benchmarking, market reviews and any other mechanism with all caravan manufacturers, transportation, accessories.

About the company

A British private company who are committed to provide a very first holiday adventure, to generations of families. This enables them to build the warm-hearted home of some of the UK's most loved brand.

If you are interested, please either apply to this job or send your CV and a brief outline of your relevant experience to dagmara.kruczkowska@1st-executive.com. If you know someone else that may be interested, please forward this to them.