Estates Category Manager

GBP58000.00 - GBP58000.00 per annum +
13 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Sonya Hoey
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Estates Category Manager

Hays Procurement have the pleasure of representing a leading institute of education based in Surrey who are one of the UK's top professional, scientific and technological academies. They have a world-class profile and leading reputation in teaching and research.

A high profile position has arisen for an experienced Estates Category Manager to join the team. The role is for a highly experienced, qualified and customer orientated Procurement professional who will have responsibility and accountability for spend management supporting all category areas within Estates, where the annual expenditure is circa £40m to £50m p.a.

The successful candidate will have excellent stakeholder engagement skills and a proven track record in leading complex procurement projects that deliver compliance, managed risk and maximum value for money. The Procurement Team helps to manage over £100m expenditure annually and strives to be a "trusted advisor" and category management expert across a broad range of spends.

You will be a qualified procurement professional with experience of managing a range of related spend categories. Public sector procurement experience is not required as they are no longer a public contracting authority.

The Procurement Team have a 3 year Strategic Plan to deliver best in class procurement. You will be joining at an exciting time of change and opportunity and will be required to contribute immediately.

It is essential that you are professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate qualification, plus broad demonstrable management experience in similar or related roles.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to a world-renown Surrey Sports Park.

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