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Category Manager

Category Manager

  • Location

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Perry

  • Contact email:

    sarahp@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006213_1543496016

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-29

  • Startdate:

    29/11/2018

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Perry

My client, a world-leading university is looking for a category manger to focus on the scientic and laboratory category. Your role will be to lead and manage the category requirements to identify and deliver best value solutions for stakeholders as well as support the value for money agenda. This role focusses on the scientific category procuring within high specification equipment, maintenance packages and leading and mangaging the electronic market place. You will report into the Head of Procurement and support raising the profile of the procurement deparement.

The successful candidate will be have:

  • 3+ Years of Procurement Experience across multiple categories and be MCIPS or working towards
  • The ability to contribute to the development of strategic objectives and work as directed in implementing them
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and managing multiple procurement projects including tenders
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Demonstrable track record of implementing procurement strategies and innovative solutions
  • Applications from any sector background will be considered