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Junior Category Manager

Ref code: EYM99098751
Office Support, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
£33k - 40k per year
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Office Based

Job Title: Junior Category Manager
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £33,000 - £40,000
Location: Bedfordshire - Office Based

The Procurement and Supply Chain Division at SF Recruitment are currently working with a creative and ambitious business based in Bedfordshire to recruit for a Junior Category Manager to join their team on a full time, permanent basis.

The Category Manager opportunity will be part of two internal departments including the Procurement department and the Sales/Account Management team.

Your daily responsibilities will include:

- Manage your own category, demonstrating expertise in product knowledge, and seeking gaps in the market for new product releases.
- Reviewing existing customer accounts to look at opportunities for reducing costs and waste and improving overall service lead times and grow sales revenue.
- Source market leading quotations from suppliers to provide to customers and managing the quotation to order ratio.
- Accurately raising and processing customer purchase orders.
- Maintaining stock levels to meet customer demands and highlighting non-selling products for investigation.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to have experience with the above responsibilities, or current experience in a similar Procurement Coordinator or Account Management role.

What is essential, is that you have:

- Excellent communication skills - able to provide excellent customer service and build rapport with international suppliers.
- Ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Problem solving and creative thinker.
- IT Literate with a level of accuracy.
- Passion for being a product expert.

This business offers an excellent salary package of £33,000 - £40,000 depending on experience. They offer enhanced benefits and an inclusive and supportive working culture.

If you wish to progress an application forward, please click 'Apply Now' with a copy of your updated CV, highlighting your transferrable skills across to this opportunity.

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Emma Maloney
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