Are you passionate about driving operational excellence and optimizing resources within the dynamic world of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)? Do you thrive in an environment where your strategic mindset and leadership abilities can make a significant impact?
About Us: My client is a leading player in the FMCG industry, dedicated to delivering quality products to customers worldwide. With a commitment to innovation and sustainability, we continue to expand our global footprint and enhance our operational efficiency.
Position Overview: We are seeking a talented and experienced Global Category Manager to lead our Temp Labour and Facility Services category in the UK. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives to optimize the procurement and management of temporary labor and facility services across our operations.
- Develop and implement category strategies aligned with business objectives and market trends.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities and drive efficiency improvements within the category.
- Lead supplier relationship management efforts, negotiating contracts and ensuring compliance with agreements.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and deliver innovative solutions.
- Monitor market dynamics and assess risks to develop contingency plans.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance service quality and drive operational excellence.
- Provide insights and analysis to senior management to support decision-making processes.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field; MBA preferred.
- Proven experience in strategic sourcing and category management within the FMCG or related industry.
- Strong negotiation skills with a track record of achieving cost savings and driving supplier performance improvements.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
- Analytical mindset with proficiency in data analysis and financial modeling.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
- Experience working with cross-functional teams in a global organization is preferred.