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Procurement Category Manager

Employer
HAYS
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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A Permanent Procurement Category Manager Job in Leicester Paying up to £39,500 - Public Sector Organisation

Your new company

You will be working for a specialist procurement organisation leading the way in the public sector, establishing billion pound procurement solutions, and saving millions of pounds for the public sector They have been externally recognised with a number of awards from their procurement work and the savings they achieve.

Your new role
This is a crucial role in the organisation, and gives the successful applicant the opportunity to really make a difference across the Public Sector.

Key responsibilities of the Category Manager:

  • Manage framework agreements
  • Create strategies for the development of the category, and manage with the implementation of a range of products and services
  • Manage procurement projects from initial idea through to award and ongoing contract management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers and customers
  • Take responsibility for the day-to day supervision of a small team of procurement staff to ensure procurement projects are delivered on time and to plan
  • Ensure compliance with the overall procurement strategy, financial regulations, and UK/EU law.


What you'll need to succeed

  • Have previous Public Sector procurement experience
  • Ideally be qualified to CIPS/MCIPS - although training can be provided
  • Have substantial knowledge and experience of procurement policy and practice, including relevant legislation (OJEU, PCR2015, etc)
  • Have proven experience in managing a competitive tendering process


What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent holiday entitlement
  • Access to a contributory pension scheme
  • Continued professional training and development
  • Free parking
  • Flexible homeworking


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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