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Category Manager

Ref: ARV3871

Skills: Building, Manufacturer, MMCs - General, Modular Building, Offsite Construction

Role: Buyer, Commercial Manager

Location: East Midlands

Sector: Manufacturing, Construction, Modular Building, Construction Products

Good salary and benefits | Major offsite construction company | Operating in a multi-sector construction environment

Category Manager

East Midlands

£TBC + good benefits

Full time, permanent


Category Manager required for prestigious offsite construction company. With experience across every sector, this company is a leading force in the industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users. They deliver a comprehensive range of innovative offsite solutions, operating in MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education.


Across all sectors, their manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality offsite solutions that achieves their clients’ goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.


As Category Manager, reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will be taking a lead role in strategic sourcing, analysing spend and developing a competitive framework.  You will be an important player in supplier relationships, involved in evaluation, developing and monitoring KPIs, risk management and managing various projects for the Procurement Department.  


About you:

  • You will have experience in procurement / category management / purchasing from a strategic perspective, ideally from the construction industry.  
  • You have a good working knowledge of the most up to date procurement and purchasing methods
  • You have proven experience in working in a fast-paced industry
  • You have knowledge of contract law with experience in writing supplier contracts, able to negotiate supply contracts with a degree of complexity and high value


We are keen to hear from procurement professionals who have a strong commercial awareness, confident in negotiating and strong on detail.  Please apply today or call Sue or Paul on 0117 959 2008 if you would like further information.  Your call will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.


This leading player within its industry offers a good benefits package including pension, 25 days' holiday + Bank Holidays and early finish on a Friday.


Key skills: Category Manager, Procurement Manager, construction procurement


Lincoln, Newark, Mansfield, Worksop, Grantham

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