Strategic Category Manager - Adult's and Children's (x4 Roles)

Hays CB
£55,638 - 57,735 per year
10 May 2019
26 May 2019
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Category Manager, Commissioning and Procurement

Roles available to support the following Departments 

  • Children, Families and Education Department and
  • Adult Health and Integration

This Strategic Category Manager role based within commissioning and procurement team is a key part of helping to deliver the new corporate plan. There are a number of roles that we are currently recruiting across these teams, with specific areas including: 

Children's Social Care
Early help and Children Health
Education, CWD and SEND
Outcomes Based Commissioning (Adults, Health and Integration) 

 You will have the opportunity to identify and deliver, commercially focused commissioning plans for the category, focused on generating savings and improving service delivery. You will be encouraged to operate in an innovative way to drive results. Some of the key upcoming projects include: 

  • The community fund
  • The alternative education framework
  • Children’s Centres
  • Placements for looked after Children

This is an exciting opportunity to make a tangible difference. With a proven track record in commissioning, procurement, contract, commercial and market management, you will have a strong “one team” attitude and an eye for innovative service opportunities. You will proactively develop and manage a portfolio of projects and provide strategic commissioning, procurement and commercial support in delivering this programme to improve outcomes for service users and shape the market to respond appropriately. 

If you can demonstrate an understanding and experience of the range of strategic commissioning, commercial, contract management skills and capabilities needed to deliver this programme and have a talent for identifying and delivering the strategic opportunities and outcome improvements needed for our residents we would love you to consider joining our dynamic and high performing team. This role would be suited to someone who has experience delivering end to end OJEU tenders and has a real desire to interact with and influence stakeholders. 

 For more information on this role, please call Lee Harrington on 0207 259 8714 For more detailed information, please visit our dedicated recruitment site:

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