Category Manager Indirect - Ashby de la Zouch

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£450.00 per day
Ref: 1287 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Dec 2023

Job Purpose:

The Category manager will be responsible for the management of a range of key in-direct categories that are critical to the operational effectiveness of our business.

Your ability to work closely with budget holders and key stakeholders to develop and deploy sourcing strategies within a transformational environment will form an integral part of this role.

Your commercial focus and continuous improvement mindset will support the business to drive cost from the operations and engage with supply partners to introduce new technology, innovation and ideas to deliver significant value to the business.

Strong supplier management and demand management are required for this role in order to ensure continuity of supply to the various business operations.


Ashby De La Zouch, North west Leicester

Job Accountabilities:

  • Forge strong working relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders
  • Implement a clear business plan and deliver against the targets agreed.
  • Manage, coordinate and prioritise workload within your area of responsibility.
  • Lead all contractual negotiations with suppliers to ensure that commercial propositions are secured upon the most favourable Terms & Conditions of business.
  • Manage the supplier selection process through to contract implementation.
  • Ensure contractual agreements are met in full by measuring & monitoring performance in terms of quality, cost, delivery and service, including stakeholder feedback.
  • Monitor and report against agreed Key Performance Indicators and market trends
  • Forge strong working relationships with the global Procurement and procurement teams in other countries as an integral part of leveraging and standardisation.
  • Implement Supplier development programs.

Leadership Attributes:

  • Goes the extra miles to understand and meet customer expectations
  • Demonstrates a strong service mentality
  • Takes initiative to propose innovations and improvements
  • Builds strong working relationship


£450.00 per day

Please contact Martin at James Grace Associates for an informal chat.


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