Category Manager

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Dorking
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
04 Apr 2018
Ref
3249386
Contact
Sonya Hoey
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Hours
Full Time

Category Manager


Hays Procurement have the pleasure of representing a collaborative procurement organisation who provide strategic procurement and commercial support to NHS trusts and commissioners, as well as central health organisations such as the Department of Health and NHS England.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Category Manager to join the team on an interim basis.

Role: Category Manager
Contract: Temporary for 3 months
Location: Dorking
Hours: 37.5
Start date: ASAP

Purpose: To deliver a strategic procurement service for all participating Trusts on specific/allocated portfolio of sourcing categories and contribute significantly to the delivery of allocated procurement projects within key markets, ensuring contract compliance, sustainable cost improvements, and a range of benefits across the organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manages allocated categories
  • Develop, implement, monitor and review procurement strategies for allocated categories
  • Gathers and analyses comprehensive data on products and suppliers to support portfolio and category analysis
  • General supplier relationship management
  • Project management of the tendering process from initial scoping through to contract award
  • Manage high value strategic sourcing projects
  • Identification and management of risk throughout the procurement process
  • Maximises use of National and regional contracts
  • Continuous analysis and development of service/specification, through benchmarking and contract management
  • Implements procurement action in full accordance with law and environmental requirements


Essential requirement:

  • Experienced and proficient in OJEU legislation


If you feel you can add value to this organisation, apply now.

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