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Procurement/Category Manager

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  • Location: Central Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Contact: Louise Gapp
  • Contact Email: lg@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 June 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000008841_1620821360

Public Sector Health client are looking for an outgoing, driven Procurement/Category Manager to support on indirect spend across the function. You will cover a range of goods and services for mainly IT, construction, consultancy and building services and will be well versed in managing multiple OJEU/EU projects simultaneously. You will be a self-starter and be well versed in partnering with senior stakeholders on individual projects across various categories.

You will ensure that along with meeting the organisations core objectives, value for money and cost saving initiatives are met in accordance with OJEU and EU regulations. You will also be required to attend the office for 3 days per week with wfh 2 days.

Key areas -

  • Experience of working on Public Sector procurement projects in accordance with OJEU/EU regs

  • Proven indirects procurement experience - categories must include estates, FM, IT and corporate services

  • Supplier management and contract negotiation within the Public Sector

  • Must be enthusiastic and extremely driven

  • Effective stakeholder management

  • Ability to communicate at all levels

  • Knowledge of using government frameworks

  • Competitive dialogue - desirable

NHS/Health sector experience desirable