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Category Manager

Location: KILBURN, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 400-400 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-356146

This is an exciting opportunity for an experience public sector category manager to join a complex, secure organisation on an interim basis for 6 months. 

Role Description and Overall purpose:

  • Provision of commercial advice to stakeholders on all aspects of commercial
  • The development of category strategies and delivery of sourcing requirement within Commercial Services, as part of the team supporting business as usual and project activities.
  • Develop stakeholder relationships, enabling early engagement and challenging demand and need.
  • Support the development of specifications to deliver requirements that are in line with business needs, category strategy and market trends.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant contracts.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior members of the team
  • To work within a secure environment upon sensitive projects as required.

Knowledge & Experience

  • A successful career in procurement with 5 + years category management experience within the ICT / software category
  • A comprehensive understanding EU Procurement Legislation (Public Contract Regulations and Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations. 
  • Ideally MCIPS qualified or working towards.
  • Demonstrable ability of using MI from systems to inform decision making and deliver optimum commercial solutions.
  • Experience of working at senior levels with internal and external stakeholders.

Vetting Level: Counter Terrorism Check (CTC) candidates must be eligible and willing to undergo vetting if successful 

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