Job ID 1260986
Career Level Manager
Opportunity to join a fast-paced, procurement organisation renowned for their innovative procurement solutions.
This is a leading, fast-paced procurement business providing innovative procurement services within the foodservice and hospitality sectors. This role reports into the Head of Retail and coming in as Category Development Manager you will manage a large spend area across the Bakery and Savoury Categories and set the strategy for your Category on behalf of a key clients looking for opportunities to increase and improve your area.
Develop relationships with key suppliers that promote efficient ways of working with an innovative and strategic approach
Manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of goods and services meet the quality, service, and price required
Full awareness of market trends identifying opportunities to develop ranges and excite their customers
Retention activities related to categories, suppliers, and products within assigned portfoliosYou will need the following:
Strong Category procurement experience and ideally within the ambient/grocery food categories
Experience of complex supplier, distributor, and client management
Strong decision maker, with good commercial acumen who is comfortable working under pressure
Solid analytical skills, with an ability to manage and interpret data to make effective decisions
A collaborative team player that brings people together to deliver results
Strategic thinker who can demonstrate impact and influence across an organisation
A "Can Do" attitude to resolve issues and take learnings to drive ongoing Continuous ImprovementThe role offers a couple of days a week working from home, but you should live within a reasonable commute of the office location
To apply please send your details through to me today.