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Category Manager

Location: YORK BUSINESS PARK, NORTH YORKSHIRE Salary: 170.00 - 220.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3107292
My client a local government, are looking to bring on an interim Procurement Category Manager. You would be required to lead on specific categories to develop and deliver procurement transition, supplier relationship management and contract management reviews, guarantee procurement proprietary, and ensure ‘Value for Money’ is achieved. To do this you will take a strategic approach when managing all stakeholders, both internal and external, and collaborate with other departments and/or agencies.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Managing a team of category analysts and category assistants
• Mentoring and demonstrating leadership within teams or project teams to ensure continuous improvement in the field of procurement
• Provide day to day commercial advice to clients on procurement issues and governance, advising on and drafting appropriate procurement, and Contract Management strategies, which manage risk, exploit commercial opportunities and maximise value for money
• Manage cost drivers effectively;
• Manage relationships with internal category stakeholders and wider government;
• Support and create the establishment and maintenance of excellent relationships within customer organisations
• Manage and develop key Supplier Relationships to deliver exceptional performance in cost, service and quality;
• Participate in the productions of National/European legislation guidance and standards to influence these processes and inform the business
• Prepare contract management documents in conjunction with stakeholders
• Data analysis and specification reviews
• System review including Bravo and Contract finder
• Raising requisitions
• Raising POs
• Updating online guidance
• Completing the banner catalogue cross check review

If this is something you are interested in hearing more about, please do get in touch with a copy of your most current CV.

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