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Category Manager - Pathology

Posted 27 days ago

Cedar are supporting an NHS organisation based in the North West (Warrington) who are looking to hire a Category Manager for their Pathology Category. This role is on an initial 12 month fixed term contract (FTC) and has the potential to be converted in to a full time permanent position on completion. This role is offering a salary up to £42,000 per annum and will be a mixture of home and office based with the requirement to be on site 2 days per week.

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 and training will be provided on the Pathology category if successfully appointed.

Candidates applying MUST HAVE:

  • experience working in a similar role in Procurement, Category or Supply Chain Management is required
  • experience working in a similar position in the UK Public Sector would be advantageous i.e. in Local Government, Central Government, the NHS or the Wider Public Sector
  • strong stakeholder management and relationship skills
  • experience working/having a background in a Laboratory, clinical setting in Pathology or Supplier side delivering into the NHS would be advantageous