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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tameside
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
REF: BBBH9574_1637754268
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
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Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

At this specialist provider of business services and workplace solutions, there is now an opportunity for an experienced Category Manager to join the team at their site in Tameside, Greater Manchester.

In recent years there has been significant investment in their supply chain team, with a key focus being on procurement. As a result, the Procurement Director is looking to attract into her team someone who will enhance the quality and value of key categories in their range.

Typical responsibilities will be to: -

  • Deliver profit targets for three key categories in the range.
  • Develop category and range strategy to maximise growth potential.
  • Manage the full product cycle to ensure they are first to market with new products.
  • Source new suppliers and strengthen relationships with existing ones.
  • Ensure best price, rebates ad payment terms are negotiated and maintained.
  • Create customer focused promotional trading plans.

The successful candidate will be: -

  • Able to manage product categories.
  • Experienced in supplier sourcing and management.
  • Able to build solid working relationships.
  • Able to influence and negotiate.
  • Responsible for the management of a Category Assistant.

On offer: -

  • Salary to £45,000
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 22 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, increasing yearly
  • Birthday leave
  • Death in service
  • On site secure parking

Interested? Please follow the 'apply now' button to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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