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Category Manager - Transport

Employer
Butler Ross
Location
Oxfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jan 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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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 category

Salary 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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