Category Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Sheffield
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The successful Category Manager will be responsible end to end procurement activity, including whole life contract management, ensuring full compliance with EU procurement directives.

Client Details

A forward thinking public organisation.

Description

  • To manage Procurement activities across the category, including best practice, continuous review and revision of policies and processes to maximise value for money
  • To provide advice and guidance to staff on Procurement Policy, supporting on how to achieve value for money
  • Implement effective supplier management techniques and ensure benefits realisation from existing contracts
  • Secure best value solutions
  • To provide leadership on key projects

Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Experience leading procurement activities and sourcing strategies across a variety of spend areas
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and manage a variety of complex procurement contracts
  • A proven track record of the end to end procurement life cycle
  • Senior stakeholder management experience
  • Strong interpersonal & relationship building skills
  • You will ideally be CIPS qualified and educated to degree level.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive a competitive starting basic salary of £30,500, (with a potential to progress to over £40,000) plus an excellent benefits package.