Category Manager - Hotel/Cruise

Recruiter
Location
England, London
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
916457
Contact
Luke White
Location Type
Shore
Contract Type
Permanent
Category Manager - Hotel
Location: London, UK

Our client is a major cruise line looking for a category manager responsible for the hotel procurement of cruise ships within the fleet; supporting new build projects and international projects in the Caribbean. This role will include overseas travel.

The Role…

Main Duties:
-Support and manage procurement tasks for existing fleet and new builds, execution and on time delivery
-Liaison with all departments, specifically non-technical to gather requirements
-Clear data reporting, milestone activity, dashboard spend analysis
-Adherence to procurement procedures; liaising with Head Office and Service Provider to ensure alignment of procurement strategy
-Overseas travel as required and support to additional projects as required

The Person…

Experience:
-Minimum 5 years' experience in similar role
-Cruise industry or hotel industry experience
-Experience in managing complex multi category procurement budgets

Skills:
-Clear communicator and net-worker
-Strong negotiation skills
-International trading and legislation understanding
-Computer literate including Microsoft Excel and key search functions
-Analytical ability

Education:
-Degree qualified in a Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or Engineering (preferred)
-CIPS (preferred)

The Reward…

-Dependant on experience