Category Manager | Digital & Tech

Talent Drive are pleased to be partnering with a globally renowned retailer, who are looking to hire a Category Manager, on a 12 month fixed term contract. The Category Manager will be accountable for leading on the end-to-end procurement activity for Digital and Tech. 

There has never been a better time to join this outstanding organisation as they undergo a huge transformation ensuring they make significant progress towards being pioneers within a competitive retail environment. 

What the role involves: 

  • Develop and implement category strategies which maximise customer value for money. 
  • Optimising sourcing and procurement activities for the Digital & Tech category. 
  • Be influential at all levels and develop strong working relationships to help deliver category plans aligned to the business’s procurement strategy. 
  • Assess and mitigate risks associated with suppliers, including financial instability, geopolitical factors, and supply chain disruptions. 
  • Understanding supplier markets for Digital and Tech categories, bringing innovation and knowledge to the organisation resulting in commercial advantage.

The person we hope to find: 

  • Expert category knowledge across Digital and Tech categories. 
  • Experience managing software contracts. 
  • Strong engagement and influencing skills at all levels. 
  • Experience managing large scale negotiations. 
  • Ability to build and grow strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders. 

Salary & Benefits: 

  • Up to £80,000 per annum 
  • Attractive employee discount scheme across food clothing and furniture. 
  • Employer and employee contributory pension + life assurance. 
  • 25 days annual leave plus a personal day and the opportunity to buy and sell more 
  • Hybrid working 
  • Up to 20% annual bonus  

For more information, please apply directly or email Ella@talentdrive.co.uk  

Talent Drive are committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We review all applicants on equal merit and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

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