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Procurement Category Manager/Senior Manager

£55k - £80K DOE plus competitive benefits package | UK, Switzerland |  Supply Chain |  Permanent  | Ref:886924



Debbie Anderson

Which team do you work in?
I lead the development of our Clinical, Regulatory, PV, Quality and Manufacturing teams

Which area do you specialise in?

I focus on roles in Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

I participate in, and follow, industry news and conferences, such as DIA, and get involved in LinkedIn groups around my sectors. I learn mostly from day to day conversations with people working in these sectors.

What's your favourite film and why?

Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Shows my age but it's LOL before LOL was even invented! 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

The ability to add extra hours into a day when you want to. And also the option to buy extra patience with small children!

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I've started trying acroyoga and adult gymnastics.….injuries are sure to follow! In business, I always want to make sure we are striving for improvement and doing things differently to other companies in ways that benefit our clients and candidates. Carrot is different by name and by nature!


The Role

Procurement Category Manager/Senior Manager (Marketing) - Leading Healthcare Company - UK or Switzerland - £55k - £80K DOE plus competitive benefits package


The Company

A fantastic company with a great reputation working across consumer, healthcare and pharmaceutical brands. They offer unique development opportunities and support people to further their career in the UK or globally.

  • Innovative, ideas based company

  • Strong heritage in science

  • Culture of caring both internally and for patients

  • Agile and dynamic despite being a large corporation


The Role

This role leads strategic procurement projects with responsibilities for marketing, sales and business services.

  • Drive procurement vision

  • Manage supplier relationships

  • Help deliver annual value improvements

  • Lead implementation of category initiatives

  • Includes travel in UK & Europe - upto 25% of time



Will have a solid understanding of core procurement areas regarding supplier management within a healthcare marketing background. Plus, strong communication skills, influencing skills and analytical and decision making capabilities:

  • Demonstrated record of delivering against targets/objectives

  • Proficient in supplier management and performance, supply market analysis, category management and procurement excellence

  • Highly credible with internal customers and suppliers


What should you do next?

This Procurement Category Manager job is a great role and won't be around for long! So don't delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it's really that easy!

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

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