Senior Category Manager - Commercial & Projects

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    London, England

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    Up to £68691.00 per annum

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    Lucy Goddard

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Senior Category Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Category Manager to join this public sector organisation based in London. The clinical procurement team is growing and therefore we are looking for a commercially astute procurement professional to help support the growth and additional projects. You will be responsible for developing a procurement strategy and implementing strategic sourcing and strong stakeholder management to achieve value for money. You will also lead and take responsibility for a delegated category to the value of circa ten to twenty million.

Main responsibilities of the Senior Category Manager

  • Take responsibility for the purchase of goods and services and deliver on complex contracts
  • Undertake procurement activities in accordance with EU regulations
  • Responsible for delivering procurement targets in relation to savings and category strategies
  • Lead on large projects across clinical and nonclinical categories
  • Line management experience
  • Responsible for delivering agreed procurement targets in relation to savings and category strategies

Skills & Experience required of the Senior Category Manager

  • Degree or equivalent CIPS qualification
  • Stakeholder engagement experience
  • Demonstrate experience at delivering savings to an organisation through effective category management
  • Must have in depth OJEU legislation expertise
  • Experience leading the full cradle to grave procurement process
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously.
  • Ability to analyse contracts and manage contracts at all levels

Salary up to £70,000 depending on experience

This role would be perfect for a category manager or senior category manager or procurement manager or sourcing manager or purchasing manager