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    £48000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension

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    Elizabeth Hitchings

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An exciting opportunity for a Category Manager to join a well-known public sector organisation based in Winchester, with a salary up to £50,000! The Category Manager will be joining the Strategic Procurement Team to support across a range of categories within the organisation. Candidates will have previous experience in procurement and purchasing at Procurement manager or Category manager level and be keen to develop themselves in their career!

Responsibilities of the Category Manager

  • Plan, drive and deliver collaboration and effective stakeholder management
  • Embed and apply a best practice commercial approach to external and in-house spend
  • Providing support across the Procurement lifecycle in order to deliver value for money outcomes
  • Lead key initiatives and tender exercises for services and deliver transformational savings through a commercial best practice approach
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to clients
  • Coach and advise team members through the complexities of public sector procurement

The ideal Category Manager will have:

  • Experience of public sector procurement and Public Contract Regulations 2015
  • Procurement experience across a range of categories
  • Experience in managing high value and more complex tenders


Up to £50,000 + pension + hybrid working.

This role will be ideal for you if you have previous experience within procurement or purchasing as a Purchasing Manager, Senior Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager or Category Manager.