Category Manager FTC

Location
Sheffield
Salary
GBP32000 - GBP41000 per annum +
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
13859404/001
Contact
Emily Bland
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

  • Work in a forward thinking dynamic procurement operation
  • Drive cost efficiency projects

Client Details

This established procurement team take responsibility for developing strategies to meet the procurement needs of the organisation as a whole, and for delivering measurable savings from revenue expenditure in line with the organisation's saving plan.

Description

You will be responsible for the following:

  • To contribute to the development and implementation of Procurement strategy

  • To deliver against agreed annual cost reduction targets, taking specialist responsibility for specific Departments and product categories.

  • Develop supplier relationships

  • To establish service quality standards and thereafter to ensure the effective monitoring of contract performance.

  • To ensure that Standing Financial Instructions and Standing Orders, EU Regulations and other statutory and regulatory requirements are followed

  • Conduct formal high-value tenders in line with EU Legislation.

  • Research the marketplace, giving due consideration to financial status of suppliers; ability to supply and maintain continuity of supply. Undertake product and equipment evaluations/trials and site visits as necessary.

  • To monitor supplier performance and liaise with suppliers to resolve problems.

Profile

  • Proven procurement and category management experience

  • Ideally MCIPS or working towards MCIPS

  • Senior Category Manager based in Sheffield

Job Offer

£32000-£41000

Funded MCIPS

Flexible working

Excellent pension