Interim Category Manager

Michael Page Finance
United Kingdom
12 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

As the Interim Category Manager, you will be managing a defined market category and all associated products.

Client Details

Leading Public Sector Organisation in Manchester


The role will involve:

  • Leading and managing multiple programmes from tendering, to contract award and oversee all relationship management within this.
  • You will manage your own procurement projects and contracts, working with colleagues and stakeholders to deliver and manage contracts for goods and services.
  • You will manage all performance targets against set targets and ensure best value for money throughout.
  • You will supporting the National Category Manager in the delivery of all category plans too.
  • Running complex OJEU procurements, managing multiple senior stakeholders and reporting and presenting as required via Prince 2 methodology in both written and verbal formats.
  • Gaining competitive advantage by identifying best practice and leveraging the spend within categories.
  • Seeking out and engaging appropriate internal and external stakeholders at Senior Manager level to provide the information and insight to support the development of the strategic options within categories.
  • Promote procurement outside the procurement function and promoting change and development as required


  • You will be MCIPS Qualified
  • Experience in a non for profit or public sector organisation
  • Team Management
  • You will have a high quality service attitude and be comfortable applying OJEU principles to all tendering activity.
  • You will have an excellent understanding of the overall procurement process required and hold experience in negotiating and hitting targets.

Job Offer

Competitive package and benefits

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