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Category Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: 19-Nov-2020

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: C & A

You say what you think and have strong principles? Then you’re the perfect fit for us. We like to tread unusual paths, and we look forward to hearing your ideas, concepts and proposals. As our new Category Manager Store equipment and services (m/f/d) you will be responsible for one (or more) spend categories all related for all related to store equipment, and services. This covers all indirect spend within Europe, on group and on country level.


Your responsibilities at C&A

  • Development and execution of the category strategy 
  • Conducting strategic sourcing projects
  • Implementation of supplier contracts
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Measuring supplier performance and Periodical supplier business reviews
  • Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality
  • Management reporting of key data for the category


At C&A you can look forward to

  • An exciting job in an international and inspirational working environment 
  • In-depth induction into your new role 
  • A positive working atmosphere with an open feedback culture 
  • The option to work from home 
  • In addition, you will enjoy attractive discounts including on a public transport travel pass 


What we expect from you

  • University degree and at least 5 years’ experience in an indirect procurement role, Experience with Procurement of Store equipment and related services
  • Thorough understanding of strategic procurement processes
  • Experience in Procurement within the FMCG industry, retail is a plus
  • You are a team player with ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams to support internal customers
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, verbal and written as well as profound negotiation skills
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus

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