Category Manager

Recruiter
Robertson Bell Ltd
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
12 Aug 2019
Ref
1207237259
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a capable and experienced Category Manager looking for a new opportunity to demonstrate your skills? Do you want to work for a recognised and respected Educational organisation? Can you effectively influence stakeholders to achieve a positive procurement outcome with exceptional value for money?

I am currently recruiting for a Category Manager for a well known Educational Institute in London. The role will ensure that procurement is in line with their growth strategy and supporting the objectives and culture of the organisation.

Key responsibilities include:
*Identify key priorities for Estates category management in respect of savings and improvements
*Deliver value for money and savings targets and provide hands on, practical planning for the implementation and achievement of targets
*Develop organisation wide supply contracts and maintain key working relationships with suppliers and internal clients
*Be responsible for circa £40m in annual spend within some major capital projects, facilities management and furniture, among many other areas.

Benefits include generous annual leave entitlements, flexible and agile working, defined benefit pension scheme as well as impressive staff development opportunities.

To be considered for the role, you'll need to meet the following minimum criteria:
*Show demonstrable understanding of OJEU procurement directives, ideally with an MCIPS qualification or equivalent experience
*Be a first class communicator with the ability to build relationships with a vast array of stakeholders
*Have comprehensive experience of sourcing, negotiating and procurement.

Please apply now to be considered as applications will be under constant review.

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