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Interim Indirect Category Manager

Interim Indirect Category Manager

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    JM0012_1613382292

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6-Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

One of the world's most well-known FMCG brands has an urgent requirement for an Interim Indirect Category Manager to join their procurement team


This will be a 12-month contract offering up to £350 p/d the client is based in Surrey but remote working is available.


Primary Responsibilities:

The Procurement Manager is responsible for the timely and cost-effective sourcing of the category in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.

  • Ensure category needs are fulfilled with the optimum quality, service, and total cost of ownership
  • Ensure deliverables are consistent with the needs of internal business partners, the opportunities presented by the market, and meet short and long-term requirements
  • Facilitate communications between suppliers and our internal business partners to ensure business needs are met as the operating environment changes.
  • Develop and maintain expertise on vendor selection, relationships and negotiation
  • Maintain close, co-operative relationships with key business partners, enabling development of relevant, forward focused category strategies
  • Operate with an End-to-End Supply Chain / Business mindset to ensure service continuity, continuous improvement and maximized value delivery to enhance brand equity and ultimately improve level of profitability.
  • Ensure that internal control requirements are met in an efficient and effective manner

This is an urgent requirement so if is of interest please apply immediately and contact Jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com to find out more.