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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

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Claire Shipman

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

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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.


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


  • 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