Senior Category Manager

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Undisclosed Company
Berkshire, Maidenhead
£66000 per annum + car
16 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Category Manager based in Maidenhead.

Salary Range: £66,044.15 (with company car)
Shift Pattern: 8.30am to 5.30pm MON-FRI: 40 Hours per Week

You must have 3-5 years industry relevant experience in the sourcing & negotiation of high value, long term contracts for the supply of fuels, direct materials and energy related commodities. You should have a high standard of demonstrable current knowledge for both the UK & European supply markets.

In particular, you should have solid experience in the securing of supply contracts for alternative fuels for cement kilns, Bitumen for Asphalt manufacture, primary fuels such as Coal and significant understanding of Gas & Electricity markets
With strong stakeholder engagement skills you should be familiar with identifying and quantifying opportunities related to such matters, having had first-hand experience in presenting such findings to Executive Management.

Ideally you will have strong knowledge of the heavy building materials manufacturing industry with an understanding of cement production techniques. You will also be familiar with the requirements of permits and the necessity to comply with stringent material specifications to comply with such permits.

The post holder will be required to establish the forward strategy for the use of such materials in all relevant business lines together with making sure that it is done so in conjunction with Group wide initiatives. You will have regular dialogue with Plant based Operational staff and as such you will have a collaborative personality and the skills to listen, understand, take action and support the business needs at all times.
Ultimately you will be responsible for developing the business case to secure robust contracts for the supply of categories of spends under your remit and to negotiate the best terms of purchase.

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