Furniture, Fittings and Equipment Category Manager

08 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

HMRC is the UK’s tax, payments and customs authority, and they have a vital purpose to collect the money that pays for the UK’s public services and help families and individuals with targeted financial support. 

Your new role 

To understand the FFE market & HMRC’s requirements and industry best practice in the service area in order lead on FFE across HMRC and provide expert advice to senior managers and stakeholders. 


  • To own and manage the strategy for FFE across HMRC.
  • To own and manage a single FFE service standard and specification.
  • To ensure consistency across FFE delivery routes.
  • To ensure whole life value of category FFE costs.
  • To deliver continuous improvement across the FFE Service.
  • Support the commercial Business Partner in FFE service procurement and maintenance developing strong working relationships to achieve maximum value.
  • With the Commercial Business Partner, lead on the development and implementation of a FFE strategy.
  • Define and implement a single FFE service standard – for procurement, maintenance and disposal.
  • Develop a plan to achieve a single FFE specification across the Estate – utilising Regional Centre procurement and pilots (showcases) to inform decisions.
  • Review and seek consistency across existing FFE delivery routes.
  • With the Finance Business Partner, review and value engineer through life FFE costs, ensuring appropriate funding is put in place.
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvement across the FFE service.
  • Ensure FFE service has customer centricity and exploits customer insight – developing and monitoring trends.

What you'll need to succeed

  • To hold or work towards a recognised industry qualification in relation to FFE.
  • In depth knowledge of the FFE market/industry.
  • Demonstrates commerciality through understanding market opportunities.
  • Proven track record of delivering results and meeting targets.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information, engaging stakeholders to make informed decisions, and deliver business focused solutions.
  • Evidence of working with suppliers, & demonstrating strong negotiation skills.
  • Excellent relationship builder, experienced working across all levels in an organisation.
  • Evidence of a passion for delivering exceptional customer service.

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 Drew at Hays Procurement in Leicester. For more information please visit

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