Category Manager | West Midlands | Food

West Midlands
to c£60,000 + Car + Benefits
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Catman Jobs are recruiting a Category Manager for an expanding food business with a UK base in the West Midlands.  

The Business

Offering a range of high quality products across multiple categories, this West Midlands based group have ambitious plans to continue organic expansion of their customer base and product range. Due to a recent change in business strategy the company has taken on a new vision, which they believe will be led through an unrivalled understanding of both the consumer and the category. 

The Role

As a result of a targeted growth strategy the business now seek a Category Manager capable of picking up the category relationship across all major suppliers. Reporting into the Head of Procurement you will be in charge of the P&L for this specific category looking to streamline the current process and make the overall running of the business more efficient.   

The Individual

This is an entrepreneurial, make things happen, don’t get bogged down in process, team orientated culture. You must have the creative flair which will allow you to be adaptable and deal with positive change and occasional uncertainty. You must have an ability to work cross functionally between procurement and sales. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of buying with an appreciation of the procurement process across the board however it is the appreciation of category management principles which will set you apart. 

The Opportunity

The successful candidate will have the desire to make the next step up in their career and not be scared to roll up their sleeves. 

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