Category Support Manager
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 08/11/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  43862444


Category Support Manager

Milton Keynes

Up to £40,000


Reporting to Group Category Manager, you will support the commercial operation and external product committees. This position will play a key role in ensuring the members have access to up to date product and commercial information based on pre-agreed supplier deals. Building supplier and membership relations and influencing all parties to maximise their commercial opportunity will be a key driver in the roles success. With occasional direct supplier negotiations, the position will cover administrative, marketing and analysis duties and will be expected to manage a number of tasks on a daily basis.


  • Negotiation management
  • Report creation, delivery and audit
  • Rebate target management
  • Supplier Management
  • Systems and processes
  • PSA generation and financial assessment
  • Procurement support
  • Risk Management
  • Cash management disciplines
  • Commercial capability
  • Internal & external meeting coordination


  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Confident negotiator with procurement experience ideally from within the building materials supply sector
  • Demonstrable ability for identifying where value creation opportunities exist and how to realise same
  • Resilient influencer who can deliver under pressure, strong in relationships development
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels
  • Strong project / process management skills
  • Significant experience of Microsoft Office and advanced Excel

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