Commercial Category Manager

Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, Birmingham, Leeds or London
Salary
£37,321-£44,646 (National) / £42,003-£49,328 (London)
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

About CQC

CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.

About the role

You will lead on procurement and supply chain management across CQC with a specific focus on technology categories, driving up standards, delivering value for money and providing commercial assurance. It’s a chance to use your expert knowledge of commercial practices to establish innovative procurement practices, manage effective procurement projects and undertake procurements in line with the overarching category strategy and compliance. We’ll also look to you to ensure that organisational leads complete the necessary internal and external approvals before the contract is awarded.

About you

MCIPS qualified or equivalent, you will have a proven track record in procurement, including delivering the full end-to-end procurement cycle for a range of categories and running full EU procurement tendering exercises. A confident communicator with a flair for relationship building and stakeholder management, you will be skilled in analysing and managing supplier performance. Excellent IT skills, including using Microsoft Office, will be essential as well as sound working knowledge of procurement and contract management practices.

In your Supporting Statement please address the following topics:

  • Why am I suitable for this role?
  • How will I demonstrate professional leadership?
  • My approach to stakeholder engagement?

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date for applications: 20th August 2017 11:45 pm.