Hard FM Category Manager Leatherhead or Central London

Oliver Sanderson Limited
Central London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Manager

Based Leatherhead or Central London

Salary £48k - £50k plus benefits

Our client a major utilities FM business is looking for a Hard FM Category Manager to join their Facilities Management (FM) business segment. This business segment delivers Facilities Management Integration (FMI) services for public sector organisations, including programme management, service delivery management, procurement, subcontract management, supply chain management and design services.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following key responsibility areas:

  • Developing to procurement strategies and recommending the most adequate route to market for each service
  • Providing input in the packaging strategy for services based on the capability and capacity of the market
  • Undertaking large or complex FM packages, generally within the Public Contracts Regulations
  • Developing all tendering documentation required for prequalification, invitation to tenders, tender evaluation and award recommendation and as required by the project or client
  • Developing all documentation as required by the Public Contracts Regulations
  • Developing pricing strategies for FM services
  • Supporting Category Managers for Hard and Soft FM and Projects
  • Managing all assigned subcontracts
  • Delivering post award value for money and cost reduction initiatives with the supply chain and service delivery teams
  • Working with clients in a collaborative manner whilst providing robust advice
  • Realising benefits targeted by during the procurement of FM services
  • Reviewing the expenditure for the assigned subcontracts and negotiating bespoke rates with suppliers
  • Negotiating rates, when required, and exploring gain-share mechanism with suppliers

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Degree on a relevant discipline or relevant qualifications and experience
  • A demonstrable experience equivalent to 5 years’ experience managing FM procurement and contract management
  • Pro-activeness and can-do attitude
  • Ability to interface with clients
  • Exceptional presentation and reporting skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Ideally with experience and knowledge delivering procurements and subcontracts under Public Contracts Regulations, FM NEC3 and JCT contract forms or experience working in one of the Tier 1 FM contractors, but not essential.

Great career opportunity!

Salary £48k - £50k plus benefits