Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd

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Category Manager

Reference: JUN20239490
Expiry date: 2023-11-30 23:59:00.000
Location: Havant
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Employee Bonus Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Training & Professional Development, Healthcare Incentives, Paid Parental Leave, Company Pension & Life Assurance
Attachments: CategoryManagerJDMay2023.docx

Our Supply Chain team are recruiting! Do you think you could be our new Category Manager?

Are you someone who is always looking for ways to improve? Do you have a growth mindset that drives you to reach new heights? If so, we want you to be a part of our team!

Apollo is an innovative manufacturing company that is looking for individuals with a passion for personal and professional development. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with talented individuals, and make a real impact on our business.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Develop and implement Category Strategies for assigned Categories of spend in conjunction with Supply Chain & other business stakeholders.
  • Ensure the Category Strategies align and support the overall Apollo business objectives & ensuring they contribute to the growth and profitability of the company.
  • Run reports and analysis of data, applying pareto & ABC analysis & Spend Trees to presenting insights to areas of spend, understanding drivers for changes & maverick areas of spend.
  • Understand business drivers behind historical spend and applying product portfolio knowledge to predict and plan future spend.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Willingness to get it done, deliver and celebrate team success.
  • Endless amounts of curiosity to understand the bigger picture and obtain root cause of a situation.
  • Able to manage and prioritise multiple assignments at any one time, delivering high-quality work that meets agreed commitments.
  • Learn from mistakes. Ensure corrective actions are in place for the future.

If you are motivated by challenge and thrive in a fast-paced environment we want to hear from you. Join Team Apollo where everyone has the opportunity to make a difference.

We are happy to talk flexible working


Just so you know, we review CV’s as we receive them, and interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this role. 

If you require any accommodations or adjustments for the interview, please do not hesitate to reach out to the hiring manager when asked to schedule an interview. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all candidates and celebrate individuals being their authentic selves within a working environment.

We do not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Apollo and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.