Category Manager - Indirects
Category Manager required for Hampshire County Council, salary upto £43000 plus excellent benefits package
Your new company
Hampshire County Council, which is influential across the region is seeking 2 new Category Managers to work out of their offices in Winchester. Due to a restructure of the team, coupled with the recognised important of an effective and efficient Procurement team 2 Category Managers are required. Responsible for a spend of over £650 million across a wide range of categories, the councils Procurement team are always involved in interesting projects.
Your new role
Working in either the IT, or the Property teams within the council you will report to a Senior Category Manager within your relevant team. You will be responsible for developing the category strategy plan and translating this into implementable Procurement initiatives. You will have joint responsibility for the delivery of savings and benefits targets through high value projects across the region.
What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience in a similar role within an IT or Property category will stand you in a very strong position, however demonstrable category management experience in another category would be considered. You will be able to demonstrate results and category plans that you have developed.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary in the region of £40,000 along with an excellent package of 25 days annual leave (rising to 28), excellent pension scheme and other associated benefits. You will receive ongoing in house and third party training to keep upto date with new Procurement ideas and support with professional qualifications, such as MCIPS. There will also be career progression opportunities for those wishing to reach senior Procurement positions.
What you need to do now
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