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Category Manager

  • Location: England
  • Salary: Up to £37500 per annum + Bonus (11.5%), £5k Car Allowance per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

Cedar are supporting an NHS client who are looking to recruit a Category Manager. This role is a permanent position with a salary of up to £37,500 which also includes a £5,000 Car Allowance, 11.5% Bonus & Additional Perks. This role will be a mixture of home and office based - expectations to be in the office are 1 day per week, where required.

The successful candidate will be required to support the Senior Category Manager to deliver category strategy plans and manage category spend to agreed time-scales. You will be required to achieve committed level of savings whilst promoting best in class Procurement. Please note there is no direct line management responsibilities with this role.

Candidates applying MUST HAVE:

  • 2-3 years' experience leading or supporting the delivery of multiple Strategic Sourcing/Category Management projects focused on areas such as Technology, Equipment, Products, Services or Solutions within the UK Public Sector
  • experience working in a similar position in the UK Public Sector is required i.e. in Local Government, Central Government, the NHS or the Wider Public Sector
  • strong stakeholder management and relationship skills
  • CIPS qualification, ideally - please note if you have not undertaken CIPS or are not yet MCIPS qualified this is something the organisation would support