This is a rare opportunity to join a prestigious, market-leading, marketing company with blue-chip international clients. Through their broad portfolio of marketing services, they provide the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Due to growth within their key account division, there is now a need for a talented Category Manager to join and contribute towards their strategic growth.
As a Category Manager, your core responsibility will be to support the wider business and contribute towards the achievement of regional strategic requirements. You will be integral in the analysis of supplier data and patterns etc. and continuously push for implementation and development of efficiency improvements. Strengthening relationships internally and externally (especially in regards to category management and procurement) will be essential. You will quickly develop an understanding of the company’s A-brand clients and their extensive supplier network. The company will also expect you to help achieve completion of local KPIs and SLAs at regional level. You will be expected to take initiative and report at national level.
The Required Skills and Experience
It goes without saying that as a Category Manager in Print, you will be tenacious, driven and strong with numbers. Having previous experience with supplier data analysis / cleansing and procurement / category management is a must. Being analytical and having a strong IT knowhow is essential, as is having strong communication and organisational skills. Having knowledge of Print and having had previous experiences in Commercial Print and DM will be sought after. Experience of POS would be advantageous. To be successful as a Category Manager you must be innovative and have experience of finding effective and efficient solutions for fine-tuning the supplier network’s activity.
In return for your skills and contribution as a Category Manager- Print, this fantastic business will offer you a salary up to £42,000. You will be encouraged to advance your skills and achieve a structured career path with a number of opportunities for promotion that will arise very quickly due to the company’s growth. With a variety of strategic developments in the pipeline, you will be given every opportunity to shine. Encouraging self-development, this company will put all the steps in place for you to progress your career so if you’re looking for a chance to build on your current skills, this is the place for you. Apply now!