Procurement Category Manager

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
Leeds
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Procurement and Supply Chain are recruiting for a public sector consultancy business in Leeds City Centre. The Procurement Category Manager will have total ownership of their defined area of spend, you will be working with a variety of stakeholders and customers to delivery VFM and cost savings initiatives.

The Procurement Category Manager will act as an advisor leading project groups procuring goods and services in Professional Services, Estates, IT, Sciences / Medical, FM, Human Resources, Capex, Energy and Marketing.

The Procurement Category Manager duties will include:

* You will be liaising with stakeholder groups to define innovative procurement activities that drive real value
* You will be leading and managing substantial category spend, sourcing plans and creating category objectives to improve service and cost reduction
* As a procurement advisor you will support customer accounts, providing market and commercial insight with market forces
* You will lead category plans with stakeholders, running tender exercises through OJEU. While utilising portals to advertise all contracts required to deliver

The successful Procurement Category Manager will have the following skills and expertise:

* Strong people skills that enable leadership and helps to gain confidence of stakeholders
* A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
* MCIPS Qualified (working towards full qualification)
* Demonstrates ongoing commitment to achieve personal and team goals
* Must have public sector procurement experience leading tenders
* Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills

Salary:
£40,000 - £45,000 + pension, holiday, flexible benefits.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker or Daniel Stockwell at Elevation Recruitment Group on .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of business across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com

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