Category Manager - Prefabs
  • Gdańsk
Category Manager - Prefabs
Gdańsk, Gdańsk, pomorskie, Polska
Michael Page
2. 3. 2023
Informacje o stanowisku

Opis stanowiska pracy

Category Manager will be responsible to reach impactful targets set and implement strategic aims like supplier base consolidation. While consolidating, for certain categories you need to introduce new cost competitive suppliers to compete with present supplier base. You will be responsible for working cross-functionally with business across organization to understand business needs and opportunities, strategic imperatives and tactical ways to implement cost reduction.

Client Details

Our client is a world leader in the lifting industry, providing the largest service network in the world and offering a full range of lifting equipment. With the stable growth of the company, we are looking for an experienced person for the position of Category Manager.


  • Development, coordination and implementation of the Category Strategy
  • Creating capable and cost-efficient supplier base
  • Reaching annual cost reduction targets
  • Participating annual planning and budgeting
  • Preparing and leading supplier negotiations and business meetings
  • Driving and participating the development of supplier agreements and contracts
  • Participating development of procurement, especially sourcing related, operating procedures
  • Creating and maintaining category tactical actions plans in order to reach category strategic targets
  • Strongly consolidating current supplier base and allocate spend towards capable and cost competitive suppliers segmented to be strategic or preferred


  • University level degree in Economics/Engineering or comparable competences
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar position
  • Proven ability to convince people across the organization and understand business requirements
  • Ability to develop strategies and tactical plans in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Business acumen, experiences in sourcing and/or sales in supplier side
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Confidence in analyzing and evaluating large amount of data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Ability to cope with pressure

Job Offer

We offer you a challenging position in a global business environment with many opportunities for personal growth and development. The opportunity to be part of global procurement organization and chance to contribute to the success of the organization. You will be working in an energetic and collaborative global team.

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