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Category Manager - Transport

Butler Ross
Oxfordshire, UK
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4 Feb 2021

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Category Manager - Transport

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Category Manager specialising in Transport as a category to join this fantastic public sector organisation based in Oxford. You will be responsible for supporting both local government organisations and the wider public sector across Oxfordshire. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Category and will be responsible for the delivery of key procurement and contract management activities in relation to Transport spend.

Main responsibilities of the Category Manager - Transport

To form part of both councils joint procurement and contract management function and deliver products and services within the Transport category.
Managing supplier negotiations and ensuring value for money deals are obtained
Ensuring that all policies are strictly followed throughout the procurement process and that all procurement is carried out in an ethical and EU compliant manner
To drive the delivery of procurement for Transport spend across both councils
Be responsible for the line management of category officers, assistant procurement and contract management officers.
To build and promote relationships, relating to the Transport category, their suppliers which represent value for money.Skills & Experience required of the Category Manager - Transport

Degree or equivalent CIPS qualification
Stakeholder engagement experience
Demonstrate experience at delivering savings to an organisation through effective category management
Must have in depth OJEU legislation expertise
Experience leading the full cradle to grave procurement process
Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously.
Ability to analyse contracts and manage contracts at all levels
Experience within Transport as a categorySalary up to £50,000

This role would be perfect for a category manager or senior category officer or procurement manager or sourcing manager or purchasing manager or senior buyer all with experience within Transport as a category.

If you do not receive a response to your application within 2 weeks, please note that your application has been unsuccessful
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