Category Manager

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Southampton
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be working with the Procurement Manager to deliver value for money on tenders across indirect categories including IT, facilities, estates and professional services

Benefit include:
• Pension matched up to 12%
• Flexi-time
• 26 days holiday
• Childcare vouchers
• Onsite facilities

• Leading on competitive tenders and negotiate the terms and conditions of the resulting contracts, providing advice throughout the process and ensuring specified timescales are met
• Negotiate and agree strategic needs of the business in terms of delivering value for money and process efficiency
• Ensure evaluations of tenders are compliant to minimise risk
• Achieve strategic procurement aims, planning and coordinating projects with the teams across the business
• Use knowledge and experience of procurement to generate ideas and identify opportunities for improvement and change
• To provide advice to budget managers regarding tendering process, contracts and possible sources of supply for purchases
• Delivery a professional service to internal customers in order to delivery key efficiencies

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