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Category Manager

Location: North Shields

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167898

NRG is currently recruiting for a Category Manager to join our well known manufacturing client based in North Tyneside. This role represents the ideal opportunity for an experienced buyer to take the next step up in their career in a global business.


The role involves an exciting opportunity to lead a procurement category and manage complex spend across Europe as well as play a big part in the overall development of the procurement function.


Duties of the role include:-

  • Developing and delivering European category management strategies

  • Build excellent stakeholder relationships with an understanding of goals and requirements

  • Use market knowledge and procurement expertise to drive sustainable vale and reduce risk

  • Use tactical and strategic approaches to engage the market, contract negotiation and supplier management

  • Helping the business think differently about the opportunities and innovations in the market place

To be considered you must have:-

  • Experience working as a buyer within a wider procurement function

  • Exposure to category management

  • Ideally you’ll have experience working within indirect purchasing

Preferably you will have a degree in an appropriate discipline