Category Manager -Travel and Events

Job Title: Category Manager -Travel and Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 02/05/2019
Reference: 14011443/001_1556211601
Contact Name: Danielle Farrell
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2019 18:00

Job Description

Are you currently focussing on travel/ events as a Category Manager and looking to develop this skillset further in a large organisation?

Client Details

Leading Non for Profit in Manchester


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the front-end category management of assigned categories and small procurement team
  • Ensure category strategies are aligned to business requirements
  • Develop value creation strategy and planning
  • Developing commercial targets.
  • Working on ranging and insight you will develop pricing and promotion strategies for customers.
  • Project managing key initiatives that deliver on time and in full for all customers.
  • Analysis of internal reports - identify trends/issues and delivering these insights to customers
  • Developing and enhancing relationships with internal and external stakeholders


  • You will have detailed experience in category management for travel and events
  • Be passionate about your career
  • Enjoy tracking current and future trends
  • Have the experience and stature to be a key player in the business with the board and your colleagues
  • Be pro-active and driven used to working a true fast paced company
  • Be an effective negotiator and have strong influencing skills

Job Offer

Competitive Package with generous holidays/pension and flexibility