We are currently supporting a Public Sector client based in Greater Manchester who are looking for a Category Manager to cover their IT and Digital category. This is a permanent opportunity with a salary between £30 – 38k on offer (depending on experience).
The successful candidate will be required to develop and deliver a portfolio of projects within their assigned category as agreed with key stakeholders to time and expectations, become a subject matter expert to take a lead on projects to achieve best value for money and ensure compliance with public sector and EU legislations to ensure end to end procurement strategies are delivered correctly and effectively.
Candidates applying MUST HAVE the following experience:
- Experience of working in a similar role in the Public Sector (Procurement, Category, Commercial etc.)
- Understanding and exposure to working on OJEU Procurements
- Experience of working on IT related procurements and knowledge of IT jargon and IT suppliers/resellers
- Experience of implementation of IT systems in a Public Sector environment would be advantageous