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Category Manager

Posted 7 months ago

Cedar are supporting a Private Sector organisation who are looking to recruit 2 x Category Managers. These roles are on a 1 Year Fixed Term Contract (FTC) with potential to extend/convert to a permanent role on a salary up to £60,000 plus Benefits on offer. This role will be a mixture of home and office based (Bristol).

The Category Manager will ensure commercial activity is performed to the highest standards and are maintained to be able to provide advice to internal/external stakeholders, conforms to EU Procurement Regulations and internal Policies/Procedures and is monitored to ensure continuous improvement with the overall aim of obtaining best value for money. You will proactively participate in development and implementation of Category Strategies to ensure these fully satisfy requirements which may also include drafting and issuing ITTs/ITNs, contracts etc. and manage the associated procurement process up to and beyond contract award. You will also be required to effectively manage contracts by building strong working relationships with both contractor, customer and colleagues where necessary along with negotiating contract terms, conditions and prices for Procurement activity with a view to delivering value for money/savings

Candidates applying MUST HAVE:

  • Experience working in Procurement, Category Management, Contract Management or Commercial Management for an organisation who are in the UK Public Sector or provide services into the Public Sector
  • Experience running compliant Procurements in line with OJEU/PCR2015
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and engage with Stakeholders