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Category Manager ? Logistics

Job Title: Category Manager ? Logistics
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 83874
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Valerie Lenihan
Email: valerie@hero.ie
Telephone: 021 2066287
Title: Category Manager ? Logistics


Who are the client?
Our client designs personal peripherals to help people enjoy a better experience with the digital world. They provide a more intuitive way of interacting with a personal computer. They are a customer focused company, ensuring customer satisfaction in relation to digital devices. Their designers and engineers set their sights on how they can create a better experience with those devices ? richer, more comfortable, more fun, more productive, more convenient and more delightful!


What?s opportunities are available to me? You will have the opportunity to work for a leading global IT company that places special emphasis on products for PC navigation, gaming, Internet communications, digital music and home-entertainment control. Our client believes that anyone can have the best idea. They are innovators, creators and designers. You will challenge yourself, and believe that success is never final. Our client is looking to add an experienced Category Manager to their expanding global team.


What will I be doing?
? Driving the category strategy as part of our overall business strategy.
? Establishing a category plan supportive of the category strategy.
? Contributing in pro actively identifying cost saving opportunities and execute savings projects.
? Driving the alignment of stakeholders around the expectations and requirements regarding the overall strategy and category plan.
? Responsible for being the lead contract negotiator for the category. Lead negotiations and ensures agreements compliant with the Logitech policy.
? Overall contract and risk management for the category.
? Reporting on the category metrics: spend under contract, savings and velocity.
? Leading the quarterly cost meeting to share and align on expectations for cost developments and opportunities.


Knowledge & Skill Requirements
? The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment is essential.
? Enthusiastic with strong interpersonal and cross functional communication.
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
? Proficiency in MS Office with advanced Excel working knowledge.


Education & Qualifications
? Bachelor or Master degree in Operations or other related field.


For further information on this Category Manager role in Cork please contact Valerie on 021 2066287 or email valerie@hero.ie. Check out all our open jobs on our website ? www.hero.ie