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Category Manager

REF J47892
Location: Dublin City
Employment Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable

Category Manager
Our client, a leading player in the construction industry, is currently seeking a Category Manager to join their Dublin-based firm. This role will manage supplier relationships across a number of product categories.
The Job:
• Ensure that supplier contracts, trading terms, etc are up to date
• Source products & identify trends in the market
• Determine, implement and deliver innovative supplier strategies
• Monitor sales product and margin mix
• Ensure the achievement of turnover and margin targets across the group
• Influence the sales teams ensuring the business divisions maximise opportunities
• Set direction for procurement and provide strong leadership
• Engage and manage all key supplier relationships
The Candidate:
• Business or Marketing Degree
• 6 + years’ experience in construction industry
• Proven track record of implementing a product procurement strategy essential
• Strong understanding of building materials & construction industry
• Proven negotiation skills
• Ability to identify market and product opportunities
• Customer focus with a sales orientation
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
If interested, please email Alan Bluett for more details or to arrange a confidential chat.

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