Category Lead

Recruiter
Morgan Law
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

One of Morgan Law’s NHS clients requires a Category Lead to manage a small team responsible for procurement activity within their service areas including ICT and Professional services.

Duties will include

  • Develop and implement category specific procurement strategies that deliver savings and value for money across your category areas
  • Lead and develop market engagement and drive stakeholders understanding of commercial options • Provide professional procurement advice to directors and senior management
  • Working closely with ICT and Professional specialists to develop category knowledge
  • Ensure procurement compliance across all procurement activity across the category
  • Responsible for high level negotiations and reviews with external suppliers of services • Interpret and analyse complex data from suppliers and stakeholders

Experience required:

  • CIPS qualification or qualified by experience
  • Strong working knowledge managing procurement activity in one of the following areas ICT or Professional Services • Detailed understanding of OJEU
  • Category experience within the NHS or similarly complex organisation
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to manage staff

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