Category Specialist

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a proven procurement professional with experience in the pharmaceutical, medical or clinical industries? Would you like to work in a growing, global business, based in central Birmingham in modern, fantastic offices? Then this Category Specialist role could be perfect for you.

The successful Category Specialist will be joining a fantastic healthcare business that employs over 200 thousand people globally and supports and encourages career development and promotion.

As Category Specialist you will responsible for implementing supplier agreements, facilitating the finalisation of contract documents, amendments and maintenance to contracts. You will work very closely with the legal department to evaluate contract terms and conditions and identify and correct discrepancies. You will also regularly visit client sites and suppliers as well as preparing reports and working on special projects which will include an element of project management.

To be considered for the role of Category Specialist, you will need the following skills and experience:

* Demonstrable procurement experience within a healthcare, pharmaceutical or clinical environment
* Experience of OJEU or public procurement procedures
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong organisational skills
* Good interpersonal skills
* Degree educated or equivalent

In return, you will receive a salary of between £28,000 to £35,000 dependent upon experience, an excellent benefits package, plus the opportunity to work with a growing organisation in a fantastic, central location.

Gleeson Procurement and Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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