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Job titleCategory Manager
Job typeMeditech
Salary60,000 - 70,000 GBP Yearly
LocationUK South
Bonus Package
Job description

Working in pharmaceutical,Med devices or FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)? We are currently recruiting for a market-leading therapeutics company who are looking for a Strategic Category Manager to join their established Advanced Wound Care division.

The company

Our client are a global leading medical device and technologies company who manufacture market innovative medical products focused on therapies for the management of chronic conditions. They work across four markets – advanced chronic and acute wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion devices used in the treatment of diabetes and other conditions.

The role

As the Category Manager you will be responsible for engaging with key stakeholder to facilitate the development of global strategic sourcing plans across the global business unite spend. This is a brilliant opportunity to be involved in supporting the Advanced Wound care branch of the business.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Strategic Sourcing Plan Development – the Category Manager is responsible to engage the key category stakeholders and facilitate the development of a global strategic sourcing strategy.
  • Sourcing – the Category Manager is responsible for identifying, selecting, and contracting suppliers.
  • Supplier Management – the Category Manager is responsible for monitoring and managing supplier performance with respect to cost, quality, delivery timeliness, etc.
  • Responsibilities extend across the Global Flexibles materials category – defined as a group or groups of related goods.
  • Responsibilities include sourcing of miscellaneous direct material and external manufacturing categories/services as assigned
  • PO management rests with Planner Buyers in the plants for direct materials and plant MRO, or local Transaction Coordinators, for indirect materials and services.

The requirements

You will have a strong knowledge of regulation in the medical devices market as well as…

  • Relevant academic background and/or qualifications
  • Proven experience of working in a strategic sourcing role
  • Track record of creating and implementing global sourcing strategies
  • Focused on direct channels and raw materials
  • Strong supplier negotiating and management skills


Important information

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Miller (

Reference number: 8751

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Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.