purchasing category manager

Job Title:purchasing category manager
Experience:3 to 7
Location:Egypt, Cairo
Category:Sales/Retail, Purchasing/Procurement
  • Procurement, sourcing, and contracting of materials and products, implementing department procedures and realizing department goals.
  • Handling the day-to-day activities of the Procurement department.
  • Ensure competent quality execution of all regular purchasing duties and administrative works.
  • Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing in the system.
  • Prepare reports.
  • Schedule supplier visits and conduct competitor survey Execution and monitoring of all regular purchasing duties.
  • Coordinate with user departments and suppliers.
  • Support relevant departments with quotations for the purpose of cost calculation and projects.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Responsible for the preparation and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and co-ordinate deliveries of items between suppliers to ensure that all items are delivered to site on time.
  • Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers.
  • Negotiate for best purchasing package (in terms of quality, price, term, delivery and service) with suppliers and sub-contractors assigned.
  • Purchase and issue order in accordance to specification.
  • Source for new  suppliers when the need arises.



  • 3+ years of experience as a Purchasing Category manager or in a similar role in Supermarket, hypermarket or Retails shops.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a similar field preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of purchasing strategies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with business application software, purchasing, and resource planning systems.
  • Team player with strong organizational skills.
  • FMCG Background is must.

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