Senior Category Manager

2 days left

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + + London Weighting
15 Oct 2019
14 Nov 2019
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Category Manager - Clinical procurement


£40k - £50k +Bonus and package

I am looking to speak with experienced clinical procurement professionals with backgrounds in either private or public sector for my client that manages the near £500m worth of spend across procurement and supply chain for high-profile NHS hospitals.

The successful candidate will expect to manage a portfolio of high-value contracts as well as work alongside your clients by setting the strategy for their clinical category including all relevant subcategories such as radiology.

The next 3 - 7 months will be an exciting time for the organisation as their board have signed off on doubling the size of their procurement team due to exceptional natural and rapid growth to more procurement partners and clients across London.

More about the role:

  • Creating the clinical procurement strategy and taking the lead on a portfolio of complex and high-value contracts for both the medium and long-term
  • Lead a small procurement team of buyers and a category manager to achieve exceptional efficiencies and value for your clients
  • Be the key point of contact between your supplier and client
  • Regular contact with senior stakeholders on both sides such as the Head of Clinical Procurement as well as Directors of Operations, Supply Chain and Finance
  • Work closely with a Contracts Manager to ensure clients adhere to robust SLAs as agreed in negotiations

Key Requirements:

  • A strong background in Clinical procurement
  • An excellent communicator - oral and written
  • Confidence when managing and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Experience working within the OJEU procurement framework
  • MCIPS advantageous
  • Degree educated to 2.1 level or above

If the above is of interest to you, please send your CV to Adam at or press the Apply button below

Keywords: Procurement; Clinical Procurement; NHS Trust; NHS; Public sector procurement; contract manager; vendor management; stakeholder management; direct procurement; direct; OJEU; OJEU framework

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