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Category Manager - Hospitality events/services

Category Manager - Hospitality events/services

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

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    £40000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance and benefits

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    Sheila Harris

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Category Manager Hospitality Events/Services

Our client a Major Catering and Hospitality Organisation, are currently seeking an individual to join the team who has experience of purchasing non-food items, ie services, disposables, events equipment/capital equipment, along with Project Management skills to join their dynamic team. Excellent opportunity for growth and development in the business along with excellent training and development.

Key Responsibilities:

To be responsible for managing key product categories across Non-Food areas which may include, disposables, services, uniforms, and capex

Designs and implement category strategies that deliver financial and other performance targets such as Cost, Quality, Delivery, Innovation and Risk Management.

Ensure that the optimal balance between value for money and cost savings is achieved, while ensuring quality and excellent customer service .

Liaise with all stakeholders to communicate on new initiatives and ensure the service given is well received

Develop category plans to maximise spend coverage and compliance

Manages large and complex supplier relationships and categories of expenditure.

Plan and carries out activities that drive Procurement & Supply Chain's progress toward world class procurement.

Develops and maintains detailed supply market knowledge and tools that drive innovative sourcing solutions

Develop and implement rigorous contracts for all critical, strategic and preferred suppliers

Drives supplier and product/service rationalisation through cross-functional reviews with the Procurement Director for UK&E

Person Specification:

Experience of working within a Catering, Food or Food service environment preferred

Previous working experience within Non-Food categories

Ability to liaise strongly with stakeholders

Experience of managing and working closely with suppliers to ensure product delivery and efficiency