Category Manager - Corporate Services 50K London

1st Executive Limited
£45k - £50k pa
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Category Manager - Corporate Services 50K London

We have been engaged by a public sector organisation in London to help them recruit a number of roles into their procurement function.

The organisation is currently restructuring their procurement service and is aiming to transform the way the organisation procures goods, services, and works. This transformation is focussed around strategic procurement, and developing supplier relationships.

As part of this transformation we have been tasked with finding experienced procurement professionals who can strengthen and grow the procurement function, while furthering their own careers.

It is essential that this procurement function is compliant with EU procurement regulations, national procurement regulations, and local regulations, and so experience working within the Public Sector is essential.

Category Manager - Corporate Services 50K London

The role of the Category Manager- Corporate Services field will report into the Head of Procurement and have 2 x procurement officers reporting into them.

The responsibilities of this role will include:

- Provide a professional procurement service for the strategic procurement of goods, services, and works within the Corporate Services field.
- Develop the category plan for Corporate Services and deliver on this
- Work closely with stakeholders, as they get used to a period of change
- Manage category officers, ensuring they are an effective member of the procurement team
- Ensure all procurement/ sourcing/ contract management activity is in line with EU and UK procurement legislation
- To be the lead on high value/ high risk procurement projects within your category

Key Experience Needed

- Managing large scale Corporate Services projects within a public sector organisation
- Proven experience delivering savings in this field, over short and long term periods
- Exceptional knowledge of your category - Corporate Services
- Experience delivering on strategic procurements - cradle to grave
- Manage/ run fully compliant procurements, in line with EU/ UK procurement rules
- Experience managing a team/ having direct reports

If you are interested in this role, or know someone who might be, please contact Laura Marshall @ 1st Executive. We have many similar roles within the public sector listed, so please contact us if we can help you in your job search