Category Operations Manager - Raw Material

IGAT - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
5 to 8 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Ensure Category strategy alignment with the relevant category lead by providing the necessary market insights in terms of suppliers capabilities, potential suppliers growability .etc.
  • Driving best in class strategy execution through productivity and process E2E efficiency projects.
  • Ensure proper alignment with Key supply chain & Quality stakeholders necessary for new supplier development.
  • Building credible partnerships with the Procurement Leadership Team, The Restaurant Leadership Team and all other key functions


  • Ability to drive smooth Raw material strategy execution at a local level.
  • Ensure close monitoring of stocks depleting especially when implementing new cost driven initiatives.
  • Secure proper price bench-marking in line with the local Threshold.
  • Close monitoring of key suppliers performance in term of delivery, quantity and quality.
  • Ensure zero out of stocks events by closely partnering with Key stakeholders.
  • Proper monitoring of the budget prices to ensure zero deviation from the budgeted prices for the category in scope.
  • Ability to build trust and credibility internally with key stakeholders and externally with key suppliers.
  • Collaborate with team to ensure on time delivery for stock items.
Job Requirements
  • Excellent in internal key stakeholder’s management.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical & Reporting skills.
  • Able to deal with a very high level of ambiguity and uncertainty.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Proven track record of Problem solving.
  • E-Sourcing Knowledge.
  • Category Ownership mindset.
  • 5+ years of procurement experience, including 2-3 years experience in Direct Material preferably Raw material.
  • Deep knowledge of technical fundamentals of end-2-end Supply Chain
  • Skills: analytics, financial business acumen, ERP & Ariba systems, other Procurement-related systems
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, result-driven, Self motivated.
  • Must possess the social intelligence to influence decision in cross functional projects
  • Speaks fluent English.
About this Company

IGAT started as a consulting firm specialized in management and financial consulting in 1999.

In 2000 IGAT expanded to include agencies and representatives of multinational companies.

In 2004 IGAT group established a production division (AM) to serve... (More)

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