Part-Time Category Manager (12 Month FTC)

£18000 - £20000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Part-Time Category Manager (12 Month FTC)
Salary - £20,000 Pro-Rata
Location - Dorset

Are you seeking a contract role where you can add real value in a lovely business and really get involved in the team culture?

This successful company is a ambient and snack food business with a great brand and strong principles around the products they have to offer . In order to make these plans happen they now find themselves seeking a procurement and category management professional to lead the way and liase with suppliers during this time of growth. Due to the nature of the product, it is a must that you have worked in a similar role previously and ideally be CIPS qualified.

The Category Manager will:
1.From a procurement perspective, you will manage any NPD development with new and existing suppliers.
2.Be the main contact between internal contacts and supplier, getting the best possible cost for the company. You will also be required to implement and negotiate contracts.
3.Liaise with the supply chain team to support the efficient flow of transactions.
4.Work towards CI within the procurement function by researching, analysing and proposing new ideas and ways of working.

If this Category Manager opening sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for and are looking to either get back into work or pick up some more experience in a new environment then this Maternity cover fixed term contract could be the one for you. You will naturally also need experience and have a knowledge of sourcing & supplier management to be successful when applying.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a category manager within another food company, a procurement manager or alternatively a very similar role but in another retail led business out of food or drink manufacturing. Alongside this, having a positive, open minded and creative way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

This role can also be commutable from Salisbury, Bournemouth, Poole or other local towns.

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Solutions on 01173252999 or at

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.

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