Procurement Category Manager Yorkshire 400 500 Per Day

�400 - �500 Per Day
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Category Manager, Category Manager, Government, MCIPS, ETendering We are currently recruiting on behalf of a major Government Department for an experienced Senior Procurement Category Manager. The Department is currently undergoing an organisational review, creating a joint working commercial function to support the wider Department. The role will support the transition of work and will include reviewing contracts, ways of working, and processes. The candidate will have good procurement knowledge to enable them to carry out the tasks. Applicants must be able to demonstrate previous proven capability in the following areas: MCIPS qualification Knowledge of Etendering and contract management systems Persuasion and influencing skills in working with internal customers and colleagues Negotiation skills in working with suppliers and customers Analytical capabilities to understand and apply essential procurement techniques such as Total Cost of Ownership, Financial Analysis and pricing models and to identify opportunities for process improvements Research skills (including desktop research skills and access to market commentators) to investigate supply markets, suppliers and commodities / category areas The successful candidate will be required to lead on specific category/categories to develop and deliver procurement transition, SRM and Contract Management reviews, guarantee procurement proprietary, and ensure �Value for Money� is achieved. You will be required to take a strategic approach when managing all stakeholders, both internal and external, and collaborate with other departments and/or agencies. The Category Manager is required to manage strategic supplier relationships and business critical contracts, supporting the category lead in all commercial activities. SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.
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