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Category Manager

  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Clerical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £19.17 - £20.13 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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  • Expiry date:


We have an exciting opportunity for an Category Manager to join our clients offices based in Berkshire on a temporary contract basis for 2 months with the possibility of an extension.

As the Category Manager, your main duties will include:

  • Ensuring that the business requirements are met and best value is delivered through procurement best practice processes.
  • Supporting category strategies to ensure they are aligned with stakeholder's business plans and operational requirements, whilst managing risk effectively.
  • Working collaboratively with the business to fully understand their objectives, performance issues, challenges and opportunities in terms of business deliverable against business plan for the coming period.
  • Supporting delivery of a wave plan of Procurement activities for your category area(s) taking into account the business objectives and priorities.
  • Ensuring that all expenditure is identified, routes to market are defined and maverick spend is measured and controlled.
  • Acting as a P2P champion and working with your category areas to ensure compliant spend and reducing/minimising retrospective spend.

To be successful for this Category Manager post you will need to have:

  • Category Management skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • OEJU Procurement experience
  • 3 Years written Referencing

Start Date: ASAP

Working Hours: 37 Hours per week, Monday - Friday

Pay Rate: £19.17 p/h

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