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    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

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    Chelsea Kimber

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A fantastic opportunity for a Category Manager to join an Educational Body based in Central London with a salary of up to £55,000. The Category Manager will continue to transform Procurement into a leading edge and professional organisation through becoming more focused, more integrated, and more disciplined. The Category Manager will also be creating a centrally coordinated, highly effective procurement function with strong execution capability.

Role responsibilities of the Category Manager include:

  • Taking ownership of category vision and deliver Category Plans which underpin the sourcing strategies.
  • Developing category vision and drive delivery of annual category plans.
  • Being responsible for highlighting risk and issues and recording progress through periodic reporting.
  • Leading and developing peers, direct reports, and stakeholders.

Person Specification of the Category Manager include:

  • Previous Category Management / Procurement exposure with IT, Construction, Estates, FM or Property
  • Previous Public Sector Procurement experience
  • Experience of OJEU or Public Contract Regulations (PCR)
  • Ability to negotiate and influence
  • Effective communication


Up to £55,000

Hybrid working 2-3 times in office.

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Senior Buyer, Sourcing Specialist, Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer or Category Manager