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Assistant Category Manager

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus perks & potential bonus per year
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain UK, Public Sector
  • Contact: Ben Whyatt
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 18 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009702_1631094339

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client who are on the look for an Assistant Category Manager on an initial 18 Month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) engagement. This role will be permanently home based with a salary range of £35,000 up to £40,000 on offer which also includes additional perks and a potential bonus.

The Assistant Category Manager will report in to the Associate Director of Procurement and will be responsible for supporting the delivery of an efficient, effective and customer focused procurement and contracting service on a programme of work with a value of c£15m. You will be required to manage the full end to end procurement and contracting life cycle process for new commissions, contracts being renewed and contract variations to agreed standards to help achieve value for money and compliant services in line with OJEU and PCR2015.

This is an exciting and excellent opportunity to work with a growing national organisation in a varied and challenging role.

Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers:

  • ideally educated to degree level or CIPS qualified
  • experience in a similar role within the UK Public Sector covering a position within Procurement, Category, Commercial or Contract Management
  • experience of running end to end OJEU procurements is required (there will be no frameworks used in this role)
  • experience within a healthcare environment i.e. NHS would be advantageous