Category Manager

Category Manager (Non-Food) – Specialist Procurement Business - £50K + Benefits

Role:                    Category Manager (Non-Food)

Location:            Hybrid (Manchester HQ)

Salary:                 Up to £50K + Benefits (DOE)

My client is a specialist procurement business who have a fantastic reputation for the services they deliver for various business across multiple sectors.

They are currently looking for a Category Manager to join their team.

The successful Category Manager will be responsible for all non-food categories by implementing procurement strategies, managing supply base, negotiating the best deals and seeking for opportunities to increase and improve the categories.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Category Manager or experienced Buyer to join a brilliant business who can offer an enjoyable working environment and genuine progression opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the supply base and compliance.
  • Sourcing new products and services as required, putting in place contractual terms which can be used by the sales team to extend the current business base.
  • Liaise with actively managed suppliers undertaking quarterly scorecards with key suppliers.
  • Identifying procurement opportunities to increase business effectiveness, efficiency, productivity and reduce cost.
  • Negotiation and competitive tendering processes with suppliers.
  • Introduce cost mitigation strategies where appropriate to help manage product costs.
  • To ensure the price lists are accurate and sent out in a timely manner resolving queries as they arise.

The Ideal Category Manager Candidate:

  • Have proven experience working in procurement function within hospitality, with a focus on non-food categories.
  • Experience of catering and retail procurement is essential.
  • Be an exceptional negotiator and relationship builder with ability to influence at all levels.
  • CIPS qualified is desirable.
  • Experienced in developing category strategy and strategic sourcing.
  • Good communication and organisation skills.

If you are interested in having a chat about this role, please forward updated CVs to Mikey at COREcruitment /

Role:                    Category Manager (Non-Food)

Location:            Hybrid (Manchester HQ)

Salary:                 Up to £50K + Benefits (DOE)

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  • Rate: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: COREcruitment
  • Tel: 0207 790 2666
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: MC999886833
  • Posted: 2023-10-19 15:23:13 -

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