Category Manager - 3 months - Hybrid remote/London - Up to £550 p/d - inside IR35
I am seeking a Category Manager for our Government client to work remotely with 1 day in the London office.Clearance: SC
This role is inside IR35 - Due to the service of the role this will now be based on an Umbrella solution.
The purpose of the role is to develop relationships with some of the UK and the world's most respected law firms and build partnerships based on shared objectives that support the delivery of Government priorities. The role will have direct account and category management responsibilities.Role Profile / Requirements:
- Develop and lead on Legal Services
- Substantial experience managing in a procurement environment
- Experience working in a goods and services procurement/contract management environment
- Supporting delivery and refresh of the category strategy for Legal Services, including the management of Legal Services Frameworks
- Support the Commercial Lead in delivering commercial leadership across the organisation
- Implement, manage, improve and promote the use of systems, tools and data management to create useful management information to support the business in managing marketing and events spend
- Experience using Jaggaer sourcing software or equivalent
- Analytical capabilities to understand and apply essential procurement techniques and research skills to investigate supply markets, suppliers and commodities
- Ensure communication is audience focused, clear, concise and consistent
- Conduct regular market analysis and supplier relationship management
- Develop detailed knowledge of the obligations within legal services contracts
- Advise and support the business and internal stakeholders responding accurately with reference to contractual issues
This is an approx. 3-month contract with the potential to extend, paying £450-£550 per day, inside IR35.
- Prior experience in the legal services category
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