Category Manager

Leonard Cheshire Disability
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Shared Service Centre, Wolverhampton

Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

One in six people in the UK will have a disability in their lifetime and we want to make sure they have the opportunity to live their lives to their full potential.

Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for disabled people. Our services include high-quality care and community support together with innovative projects supporting disabled people into education, employment and entrepreneurship. Worldwide, our global alliance of Cheshire partners supports disabled people into education and employment, and works in more than 50 countries.

LCD seeks a Category Manager (with a particular focus on Property) to support budget holders in purchasing good value goods and services. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the priority categories and the external market place for key spend areas and effectively manage LCD contracts to deliver good quality goods and services in accordance with the contract terms and the budget holders requirements. This role is one of two Category Managers and you will work closely with your counterpart and the Head of Procurement to ensure absence cover across categories.

We seek candidates with substantial commercial experience and demonstrable knowledge and experience of procurement, an understanding of the buying needs of an organisation and have good negotiation skills and attention to detail.

Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter to Reference number LCD6128. You can download the job description here

Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Closing date: Monday 13 February 2017 at 10am