Category Manager

Recruiter
Cedar
Location
East London
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Ref
1709-49
Contact
Sarah Perry
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is seeking a category manager within the public or private sector, who will be a bright enthusiastic individual. This position will be reporting to the Senior Category Manager and will manage the process for indirect spend. Your main responsibilities will include managing the procurement process for a defined category of spend and to implement robust procurement process to put sustainable contacts in place with third party suppliers. You will be accountable for ensuring the organisations procurement strategy is delivered, according to EU regulations as well as maintaining the balance between high quality goods and services value for money.

  • Proven experience using end to end tender process following OJEU legislation
  • CIPS qualified
  • Effective negotiation skills Ability to influence and engage with senior stakeholders
  • Personable, self-motivated, charismatic individual
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to self-motivate within planning and organisation
  • Public and private sector experience in an established Procurement function
  • Have the ability to build rapport with internal and external customers/suppliers

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