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Category Manager - Clinical/Pharmaceutical

Category Manager - Clinical/Pharmaceutical

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    Bristol, England

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    Up to £42000 per annum + benefits

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    Sheila Harris

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    about 1 year ago

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Category Manager - Clinical/Pharmaceutical

Our client, a growing organisation, within the Medical/Clinical sector, have fantastic opportunities available within Contracts and Category Management . These positions boast excellent scope for training, development and career progression internally and represent a unique opportunity for intelligent, dynamic and commercially aware candidates to move into a new vocation and enjoy a new career with plenty of opportunity for progression and growth in Purchasing / Supply Chain.


  • Managing a portfolio of suppliers covering the full end-to-end process for goods and services within the Medical/Pharmaceutical and Clinical category areas
  • Identifying potential new suppliers and/or products and integrating these into the overall strategy, as well as rationalisation of suppliers/products where necessary.
  • Measuring KPIs of suppliers and identify issues that arise as well as conducting Root Cause Analysis do determine core issues.
  • Mentoring will be provided from senior members of staff across all areas of procurement, purchasing, supply chain and logistics.


  • You will have professional experience within any of the Categories of Medical/Clinical/Pharmaceutical or Raw Materials products, or you could be a Pharmacist looking to move into more of a category management role.
  • You will be a dynamic, forward-thinking individual with strong communication skills, with the ability to articulate the logic behind your decisions in a diplomatic yet assertive fashion.
  • Good problem solving skills with the ability to identify Root of Cause and come up with potential solutions.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to focus on how your delivery affects the bottom line of a business.
  • Excellent learning skills are essential - candidates must demonstrate a real passion to succeed in a high-pressure purchasing environment, keen to develop your skills and forge a firm career development path within procurement