Category Manager

Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£40,792 to £48,677
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Ref
15644
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time

Category Manager

Finance Division
£40,792 to £48,677
Ref: 15644
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Open University is one of the UK’s most respected national institutions and the market leader in distance higher education. Since it opened to students in 1971, it has been inspiring learning and creating higher educational opportunities to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential, whatever their previous academic attainments. It has demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and confirmed its enormous reach through its use of open educational resources.

We now seek an experienced category manager to develop and deliver a category management strategy for all Estates related spend (c £11m per annum). This opportunity comes at an exciting time for the Open University where it is looking to transform its procurement capability and you will be play an important role in developing the category management capability at the University. You will have suitable relevant experience and the confidence and acumen to propose and deliver new procurement strategies and processes. You will also hold the CIPS qualification.

This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for strongly motivated Category Manager wanting to contribute to the on-going success of the University.  The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Related Information.

Closing date: 12:00 Noon on 31 January 2019

Interviews: Early February 2019

For detailed information and how to apply go to http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/category-manager-15644, call the Recruitment Co-ordinator, on +44(0)1908 653853 or email Finance-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number.

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