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Category Manager – France, Italy & Spain

Your new role

As a Category Manager within Eisai’s Procurement Team, you will be responsible for providing broad procurement support across Eisai’s affiliates in France, Italy & Spain as well as some support where required to our UK / EMEA level operations.

This broad role will see you managing procurement services across a broad range of vendor services & other expenditure for functions ranging from head office, R&D, manufacturing, supply & distribution and more. This will include management of procurement processes & systems; working closely with stakeholders across the business and ensuring compliance with & training of company policies & local procedures.

What are we looking for?

You will have a procurement qualification or equivalent and demonstrated experience in a Category Manager / Senior Buyer role within a large organisation environment. Specific experience in the Pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous but is not essential.

You should have good written & spoken level in some or all of the following: English, French, Italian and Spanish.

What we offer in return

Eisai offers a competitive salary and excellent wider benefits package.

You will also be based from our excellent Knowledge Centre facility, which provides a great, collaborative working environment coupled with a campus feel including facilities such as restaurant, coffee shop and dry cleaning services.

What you need to do next

If you are interested in this position, please fill out the form below. On submitting an application please include a copy of your CV for review. On applying, you will be asked for your current salary / package details, your notice period and your current location – applications without this information may not be considered.

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We aim to respond to all successful applications as soon as possible. However please note unfortunately due to the volume of applications received we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.

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Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent



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Senior Category Manager, EMEA


EMEA Knowledge Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Application Deadline

26 July, 2019