Global Category Manager


Job Description:

Tribe Recruitment ltd

About the Role

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Category management professional to join this growing business as their new Global Category Manager, and to take procurement, purchasing and commercial methodologies to the level.

You will work with stakeholders to deliver supply chain projects. You will lead supplier selection and ensure the supplier qualification process is rigorous and the best value supplier is selected whilst maintaining strategies aligned to business requirements. You will also lead and manage commercial supplier relationships for the categories under management and manage any issues and problems.

About You

You will probably have experience in procurement, project management, relationships management and contract negotiation, and if you have experience with electronics, so much the better.

Outstanding stakeholder management and ability to take organisation on transformational journey

Project management experience advantageous

Strong leadership skills

Strong commercial acumen

A considered, professional, can-do attitude

A strong bias for action, player/coach approach

Always resilient, positive, energetic, approachable

Always calm, analytical and with data driven decision making skills.

Can take ambiguous situations and make sense out of them for others.

Strong process improvement /continuous improvement/ change management skills.

Excellent management, organizational and planning skills. Able to work with a cross functional team to develop action plans

Effective communicator (verbally and written). Able to work effectively across multiple audiences and levels within both internally and externally

Strong time management and project management skills

Demonstrated ability to work towards strategic business goals

Demonstrated ability to work towards strategic business goals

About the Company

Based on the North Shore, this kiwi success business running agile is a fully integrated service provider in NZ and internationally. They are continuing to grow in their industry as a service and as a brand. This company is in a high-growth phase! They have a dynamic culture and pride themselves in making sure people are onboarded to ensure success and are given plenty of opportunity for ongoing development & progression.

Apply Now!

To find out more, please get in touch with Daniel Percival on 027 4030801 for a confidential chat, or by email on

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

Supply Chain / Planning / Procurement

Tribe Recruitment ltd

Posted on: 

5 May 2022