Category Manager -Social Care Services

Portfolio Procurement
£50995 - £54945 per annum
12 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
One of London's boroughs in the Middlesex area has an opportunity for a Category Manager - Social Care to look after a range of Adult / Kids services across the borough. This will require someone who has worked on OJEU regulations as all services will be of this ilk. Reporting into the Head of procurement, you will help to implement category strategies to turn the function into a more commercially focused team. Role and responsibilities: Help move the function into a more commercially focused team rather than BAU contract management Report into and support the Head of Procurement to improve the function End to end procurement process, from initial identification, sourcing, to continuous relationship management / re-negotiation Use a strategic approach on all current and upcoming projects Sell the benefits of using procurement internally to the key members of the business Proactively look at current spend and offer alternative methods / suppliers for improvement and cost savings Cross functional strategy implementation Experience and requirements: Ideally you will have come from a government body, council or borough Strategic procurement experience across relevant categories Proven achievements in cost savings or improved service delivery to the business Ideally some exposure to all, or at least one of the following categories Ideally some multinational stakeholder management / supplier sourcing Management of individual categories, taking on full end to end projects Able to communicate confidently at a senior level MCIPS or Degree qualified (not essential) INDPRO This job was originally posted as

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