Category Manager

Morgan Hunt
GBP28000 - GBP35000 per annum +
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Daniel Akanni
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Category Manager to join a charity based in the UK. The charity is growing at a fast pace and the procurement function is held in high regard internally, meaning that contact with senior stakeholders is easily accessible. They are looking for an experienced manager to join their Procurement team reporting to the Head of Procurement offering a role that you can grow with assuring progression with set learning and development.

Your new role

  • Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the successful candidate will be working on the more complex contracts supporting such as Marketing and Media
  • Manage strategic commercial relationships including tenders, negotiations, outsourcing decisions and supplier management
  • Support the Procurement team in developing and managing sourcing strategies
  • Identifies and facilitates strategies for complex category, aligning them with corporate strategy and user needs
  • Provide monthly financial reporting and analysis on key Procurement metrics for the Procurement team
  • Identify risks and opportunities related to achieving financial objectives, working with process partners to mitigate risks

The successful candidate will be:

  • Proven experience of category management ideally in the public sector
  • Working towards their CIPS membership or an equivalent degree/qualification
  • You will be a good communicator with an ability to engage professionally with all levels of staff within the charity
  • Strong commercial acumen, with good analytical skills
  • Stakeholder management up to and including Directors: including strong influencing, communication and collaboration skills

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role

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