Global Category manager - Meat and Poultry

GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
03 Nov 2021
03 Dec 2021
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - Meat and Poultry - Leading Food Distribution Company - London - £55k-65k + benefits

A Top tier FMCG giant going through a large transformation is seeking a bright and ambitious procurement Category Manager, specializing in Meat and Poultry to join their best-in-class procurement team and enter a managerial role with a clear progression plan for future development.

The successful candidate will be joining their award winning commercial team managing the meat and poultry category engaging with major brands.

The ideal candidate will be a strong negotiator used to working with in major franchise teams

Procurement Category Manager - Meat and Poultry key Responsibilities:

  • Using your Meat and Poultry subject matter expertise to execute seamless and integrated strategic sourcing processes
  • Autonomy throughout the cradle to grave procurement and deal-making process for large-scale and high sub-categories
  • Work closely with stakeholders across NPD, Marketing & Finance to provide cross-functional alignment
  • Using your Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills to manage suppliers / vendors
  • Seeking out opportunities to drive creativity and innovation within each Sourcing project
  • Establishing and cultivating key stakeholder relationships to ensure necessary buy in and support for strategic sourcing and category management processes / projects

Required Experience for a Procurement Category Manager - Meat and Poultry:

  • Significant purchasing, procurement, strategic sourcing & category management experience
  • Retail and Meat and Poultry Industry experience required
  • Excellent stakeholder influencing and relationship management skills
  • Degree, MCIPS qualifications preferred but not essential

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious Meat and Poultry procurement specialist to catapult career to new heights in one of the largest organisations in the country!

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Sophie at

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