Category Tower Managers (multiple roles)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Band 8B (£47,092 - £58,217)
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Intelligent Client Coordinator (ICC) – the management centre for the future NHS Supply Chain

Category Tower Managers (multiple roles)

Band 8B (£47,092 - £58,217)

Nottingham.  National travel will be expected in line with the role

The Context

The transformation of the NHS Supply Chain is one of the highest profile programmes in Government.   It is a strategic response to enhancing procurement efficiency and effectiveness as laid out in the Carter report.

The Future Operating Model (FOM) of the NHS Supply Chain will flex the tremendous buying power of the NHS, driving considerable savings and making a major contribution to healthcare efficiency.

As part of the FOM, The ICC will oversee the future NHS Supply Chain as a world class performance management and customer engagement function.

This is a unique opportunity to join a newly launched procurement ‘Centre of Excellence’ providing the opportunity to make a real difference to the way the NHS procures its services and supplies.

The Role

  • Category Tower Managers will oversee contract and performance management of one of eleven Category Towers Service Providers across Medical, Capital and Non-Medical.
  • Post holders will be responsible for the overall spend of the Category Tower, or sub-set, and the development and delivery of strategy activities to increase market share with customer requirements at the core.
  • Collaboration with colleagues across the ICC to develop and deliver a change programme which will move the organisation’s performance and reputation to a new level will be key.

The Candidate

  • Excellent commercial awareness, a relentless customer focus and the agility and flexibility to flourish in an ambiguous and growing landscape.
  • Demonstrable contract / category management experience with strong stakeholder and supplier management skills, and the ability to influence at senior level.
  • Experience of working in a healthcare / medical environment would be advantageous but is not mandatory.We are open to candidates with both public and private sector experience.

For further information and details on how to apply, please click on the 'apply' button.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Talent Solutions – email or call Zinu Kamaly on 0121 654 5934

Closing date for applications: 14th March 2018