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Interim Category Manager

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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The post holder will be responsible for leading a specific strategic sourcing programme for IT/Digital category.

Client Details

Our client provides acute healthcare for North Northamptonshire/South Leicestershire including Accident and Emergency and Maternity Units

  • Running complex OJEU procurements, managing multiple senior stakeholders and reporting and presenting as required in both written and verbal formats
  • Implementing a category management strategy, delivering effective procurements and supporting the management of key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality
  • Leading large and often complex procurement activities, delivering savings and other optimal outcomes of a tactical (cost reduction) and strategic nature in a challenging healthcare environment. Accordingly you will be able to demonstrate change management and stakeholder management skills across decentralised business units
  • Gaining competitive advantage for the hospital by identifying best practice and leveraging the spend within the category
  • Seeking out and engaging appropriate internal and external stakeholders at or up to Board level to provide the information and insight to support the development of the strategic options for the category
  • Where appropriate, working closely with a central support team to ensure the contracts you let deliver best value to the hospital through effective supplier management
  • Leading the negotiation and completion of contracts often of a complex nature to support the category strategy
  • Promote procurement outside the procurement function and promoting change and development as required
  • Working under you own initiative and being responsible for making confident decisions for the benefit of the Trust
  • To be advise and support the Directorates Management Teams on service design and provision
  • To ensure contract compliance across the hospital, pursuing procurement excellence through implementation of efficient and effective procurement projects
  • To produce regular capacity and performance reports, verbal and written to the Head of Procurement and other senior staff within the Trust

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • Demonstrable advanced IT skills including specialist software for contract management, e-tendering, mathematical, logical formulas and functions and to generate accurate charts/graphs and good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • 3 years' experience at a senior level (minimum Band 7 or equivalent) within a Procurement function
  • Extensive hands on experience of applying the current EU Public Procurement Directives and the Public Contract Regulations through the use of EU compliant competitive tendering processes
  • Previous commercial experience in the private and/or public sectors (local and central) and excellent account management skills
  • Demonstrable experience of purchasing within key category areas
  • Experience in whole life contract management delivering best value

Job Offer
  • £300 - £350 per day
  • No travel - fully home working
  • No people management
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