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Category Manager - Directs

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JPIS
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 19/01/2018

A Consumer Goods company is seeking an experienced Indirect Procurement Manager based in Birmingham, UK or Brussels, Belgium. This is an exceptional role that will allow you to be involved in the implementation of strategy within a range of categories. The company is looking for someone to be part of the European team and has great proven track record within the industrial/manufacturing environment. My client currently employs over 9000 employees and has a great global presence.


  • Accountable for driving the value creation from the Direct categories to reduce TCO;

  • Establish and build exceptional stakeholder and suppliers relationships;

  • Responsible for international projects and keep in track business tasks related to several commodities. 

  • Develops and implements long-term strategic procurement plans

Skills and Experience Required

  • 8+ years of experience;

  • Proven track record in sourcing direct spend within industrial and manufacturing environments;

  • Travel requirements up to 50%

  • Fluent in English;

  • Proven track in sourcing direct spend (metals, plastics, chemicals, etc.)

What this Job Offers You

  • Exceptional career opportunities;

  • Competitive Salary;

  • Joining an organisation that values quality and sustainable procurement;

  • Work for a market leading organisation that is rapidly growing.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037588846



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