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SENIOR CATEGORY MANAGER

 

Company:

CPL

Job Reference Number

14592241

Client ID:

RI/JO-1203-244803

Posted On:

May 1 2012

Location:

DUBLIN WEST

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

NEGOTIABLE

Senior Category Manager

A global leader in FMCG has a vacancy for a Senior Category Manager. The successful candidate will play a key role for devising and implementing indirect purchasing strategy. If interested contact Clodagh Darcy 01-6146017.

Responsibilities :

- Create and implement a Purchasing Strategy across all business units.

· Effectively manage vendor relationships with a view to ensuring highest quality, at most competitive prices.

· Manage relationships with internal clients to ensure agreement to category strategies.

· Manage Business Unit targets for costs saving, inflation management, vendor performance, risk mitigation and Innovation in category

· Manage key suppliers in category/regional area to meet strategic aims - service performance, quality, cost, innovation and strategic alignment

· Research and analyse market for opportunities and threats to strategy

. Participate in functional budget preparations and review sessions to ensure that SCM objectives are aligned.

Requirements:

- Experience with indirect spend essential

- Proven track record in category management

- 10+ years purchasing experience, ideally within a categorised business model

- Highest levels of communication skills, including personal influencing and cross collaboration abilities.

- Third level degree / professional purchasing qualification essential

Apply :

Send CVs in confidence to [email protected] or Tel: 01 614 6037 for a confidential discussion.