Head of Category

Location Nottingham

Salary £30-45,000

Sector Supply Chain & Procurement

Job Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

Date Listed 15/10/2020

Reference VH17381

Head of Category (Beer, Wines & Spirits Category) – Nottingham – £30,000 - £45,000

Chase & Holland are working with a well-known Nottingham business as they look to grow their purchasing team with an experienced Head of Category on a full-time permanent basis. The client is looking for a highly experienced purchasing professional who can head up the Beers Wines & Spirits category and help lead a team.

Head of Category Responsibilities:

·       Develop effective relationships with suppliers

·       On-boarding new suppliers and vendors

·       Negotiate best price and maintain a broad and relevant range

·       Market analysis

·       Have good market knowledge, including products, competition and customers

·       Manage categories and conduct supplier reviews

·       Organise and set-up promotions alongside the digital marketing team

·       Ensure correct planning and forecasting

·       Ensure products meet standards

·       Occasional travel to other sites when required

·       Lead and mentor a team of Buyers

Key Requirements & Preferences:

·       Beer, Wines & Spirits category management experience is essential

·       Supply Chain understanding including demand planning and forecasting

·       Be numerical and proficient in all Microsoft packages (especially Excel)

·       Confident negotiator and networker

·       Team management experience

In Return You'll Receive:

·       Discounted products

·       Free parking

·       22 days annual leave + bank holidays

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Head of Category opportunity, click ‘apply now'.

Chase & Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.


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