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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £325 - £375 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-4 months
REF: 15207/001_1542108470
Contact Name: Lisa Christopherson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

I am looking for a number of Category Managers to be based in a variety of locations including Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Coventry, Darlington, Nottingham or Sheffield.

Candidates need to have worked within the public sector, ideally central government.

You will be responsible for assessing current strategies, cost data and commodity profiles and business needs, in order to convert gathered intelligence into a proposed strategy to leverage best possible value for assigned categories.

You will also take ownership of assigned categories, engaging the customer in order to provide the major influence on strategy direction and delivering category benefits.

You will lead change in introducing and embedding assigned categories within a challenging environment across.

You will have experience of supporting the procurement of commercial arrangements in a way that meets the needs of the client.

You will also have experience of working with successful suppliers and stakeholders to ensure that contracts are managed in a way that provides easy and efficient access.

If selected for interview you will be required to apply for a basic criminal records check.

The deadline for candidate submission is Thursday 15/11/18 at 2pm.