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Category Manager


Frankfurt, Hesse, DE, 60327

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Work Location: 

      About the opportunity



As Category Manager you will play a key role within the EMEA Product & Supplier Management organisation and be accountable for developing the category strategy, execute growth plans. You will deliver best-in-class product offer for our customers by defining the market leading brands, latest products and ground-breaking technologies. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of the supplier and product portfolio including the end-to-end product lifecycle.

You will manage a portfolio of key and strategic suppliers, negotiatiate contracts and improve commercial terms whilst building the collaborative relationships.



 A bit about you


  • Educated to degree-level
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Good analytical skillset
  • Experience of online trading and digital tools
  • Experience in working with global supplier brands
  • Experience of working in a matrix and cross-cultural environment
  • Experience of working in a Commercial environment, preferably in Supplier Management, Business Development or Sales



What we offer


We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we can confidently offer flexible working patterns. Moreover, there are benefits included like:

  • Annual Bonus
  • Ticket Plus
  • 30 days paid leave
  • Bike Leasing
  • RMV ticket or parking space
  • Capital-forming benefits
  • Hybrid working model




We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At RS Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic culture, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with everything in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?




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