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Senior Global Category Manager

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Job Title: Senior Global Category Manager

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: Competitive

Job profile

We are currently recruiting a Senior Global Category Manager for a FMCG business in Hertfordshire. The position will be part of a Global Supply Management team, whose main responsibility is to negotiate, review and govern over 160 global contracts across Packaging.

Key responsibility

  • Design and implement category strategies which significantly improve the commercial performance at a group and regional level whilst maintaining compliance to company policy and standards and mitigating risk
  • Engage the different regions for active collaboration in the development of categories globally
  • Build a strong network within the Supply Management organisation in the regions
  • Lead cross functional project teams with joint accountability for technical and quality performance
  • Consider the differences between geographies and business needs in a diverse and international context and embed in category solutions developed

Candidate overview

  • Proven international experience in Buying / Category Management
  • Strong knowledge of Foodservice categories including Disposable supplies such as Paper supplies and Foodservice packaging, as well as Heavy and Light Kitchen Equipment
  • Stakeholder engagement skills, a team player who can communicate and influence across all business levels
  • Strong financial acumen and results orientated with a proven track record in global contract negotiation and delivering value to an organisation
  • Degree qualified
  • Experience and knowledge in other Foodservice or FM categories
  • Currently or working towards CIPS/ISM or equivalent qualification

For further information please contact me on / 01617-.071-.516