Category Manager

Plymouth, UK
01 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Manager within a public sector organisation in the heart of Plymouth

Your new company

An exciting opportunity has come up in a well-established and reputable corporation within the public sector. They are looking for a Category Manager to join their growing team in a permanent capacity. In principle, the role will lead the development & implementation of Procurement governance policies, procedures & systems.

Your new role

You will be well versed in procurement disciplines and your key activities will be:

  • Lead the design, implementation & development of procurement policies in line with legislation
  • Communicate to key stakeholders and lead 'best practice' for the application of the corporations' procurement policies
  • Provide expert advice with respect to the interpretation of local policies & procedures

What you'll need to succeed

You will possess a procurement qualification eg CIPS (minimum Level 4) or actively working towards a MCIPS.

In addition:

  • Exceptional knowledge of the development of policies & procedures and a knowledge of contract law.
  • Experience in purchasing, procurement & supply procedures
  • Effective communication, planning and organisation skills Strong stakeholder management

What you'll get in return

You will work for a reputable Public Sector corporation and will receive an extremely competitive salary have flexible working hours and days and join a growing and successful company.

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