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Assistant Category Manager

Employer
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Assistant Category Manager - £22- £28k (FTC minimum of 6 months)

Your new company
I am working with a key supplier for the NHS. This is done by ensuring the have access to the products it needs. This is a fast growing organisation who are heavily invested in their people, systems and processes, the role has arisen through continual growth, there has never been a better time to join.

Your new role
This company believes it's the people that make them great. Do you look at things differently? Are you looking for a position where you can make an impact, drive change and grow your career?

Employees are challenged to try new things, empowered to develop their own career path and supported to achieve their goals.

  • Support in the delivery of strategic procurement initiatives on a specific/allocated portfolio of sourcing categories in compliance with EU procurement legislation.
  • Support Category Managers and procurement team in and end to end tendering process in line with public procurement regulations and Tower governance.
  • Support category managers in managing a defined set of categories within a Tower across a number of NHS trusts.
  • Support Category Managers in their role of efficiently and effectively delivering procurement services, within a specific category, maximising value for money opportunities, mitigating risks through robust project management, process improvement and total cost ownership modelling.


What you'll need to succeed
  • Have a good understanding of procurement procedures in the NHS or other public sector bodies.
  • An awareness of contract and procurement law including public sector procurement directives.
  • Excellent Knowledge of customer relationship management and have a confident, articulate and engaging manner.
  • Be commercially driven and have a results focused attitude, and the ability to respond positively to pressure and demanding deadlines.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Experienced in having a busy and varied workload, with an ability to manage multiple tasks and achieving demanding deadlines.
  • Strong IT skills and an excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Experienced in analysing large amounts of data, spotting trends and anomalies, with an exceptional eye for detail and accuracy.


What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary with company benefits including enhanced employer pension contributions, 25 days' holiday entitlement plus bank holidays. Death in service benefit, you will also be working in a friendly, supportive and energetic working environment

This role also supports at present a complete working from home option, with office locations in South & West Yorkshire.

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.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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