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Category Manager - Convenience Retail - £350 to 450

Category Manager - Convenience Retail - £350 to 450

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Claire Shipman

  • Contact email:

    claire.shipman@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    450

  • Salary low:

    350

  • Job ref:

    J13197_1564756747

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Category Manager - Convenience Retail - £350 to 450 per day

My client, a global leader in oil and gas, are seeking an experienced Category Manager in Convenience Retail, to join their team on an interim basis for an initial 5 months, paying up to £450 per day depending on experience. This role can be based in London or Buckinghamshire.

Role:

The Category Manager is responsible for end to end category performance, strategy and implementation, ensuring optimisation and fufilment of business requirements

You will:

  • Use market expertise to create transformative category strategies
  • Create effective implementation plans and support implementation to agreed timelines
  • Hold accountability for sourcing, negotiation and contract activity
  • Effectively engage with and manage business stakeholders, securing buy-in
  • Manage relaitonships with key regional and global suppliers
  • Oversee contract management and performance reporting

Requirements:

  • 7-10 years' related experience in Category Management, sourcing, contracting, tactical procurement and supplier management
  • Strong skills of commercial negotiation and influence
  • Demonstrable ability to manage key stakeholders, to gain buy-in and resources
  • University degree in a technical or relevant business discipline required, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in cross-functional, cross-geographical teams across multiple sites
  • Experience with e-procurement tools and P2P processes

If this roles sounds interesting, please apply ASAP, or email Claire.Shipman@1st-executive.com