Group Procurement Category Manager
Location: Bristol, Glasgow or Clonmel
C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. You probably know us best from brands like Bulmers, Magners and Tennent’s.
Within the group procurement team, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, driven and professional individual to fill the position of Group Procurement Category Manager. In this position you will be a key contributor in developing and executing a rolling strategic procurement plan to maximise the deliverable savings from key business areas.
As Category Manager you will work closely with key business stakeholders to ensure you understand their business objectives and priorities, and include them in your overall plan. You’ll use your commercial savvy and market knowledge of the FMCG sector to deliver an efficient and effective sourcing approach, providing market insight and analysis, and running competitive and professional tender processes.
You’ll bring your negotiating skills to bear to ensure C&C Group and our subsidiaries get a great deal on purchases, and come up with creative solutions to ensure value add initiatives for our business.
The successful candidate must have an interest in market dynamics and ideally experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment. They will have a proven track record of managing senior level internal and external relationships as well as comprehensive negotiation skills and strong commercial and business awareness to deliver business solutions to agreed timelines.
The key to succeed is:
- Excellent numeric acumen
- Category Management experience
- Passion to drive results
- Strong Negotiating skills
- Fast paced mindset
- Team based collaborative approach
Send us a CV that demonstrates your Category Manager skills and attributes and we’ll come back to you ASAP!
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