Category Manager (£50,000 to £55,000 dependent on location)
You will have the chance to work for a large social housing organisation, giving you a great opportunity to enhance your career and CV
You will be responsible for supporting the head of procurement to create organisational excellence in procurement and purchasing.
You will be contributing significantly to the delivery of allocated procurement projects within key markets.
You will be responsible for ensuring contract compliance, and pursuing procurement excellence through the implementation of efficiency and effective procurement projects.
You will help meet customer requirements with demonstrable best value for money advice and have excellent customer service skills.
You will have relevant experience in a similar role.
You will be a member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
You will have a masters degree level qualification plus senior specialist procurement knowledge.
You will have advanced negotiating skills, knowledge of strategic sourcing methodologies , and knowledge of supply chain theory.
You will have project management experience and have the ability to visualise, articulate and solve complex problems and concepts.
You must be proficient with e-commerce tools for example E-tendering and E-auctions.
What to do next...
If you are interested in this role please contact Lee Sanderson at Barker Ross on 0115 948 3757
We manage roles across public sector and maintenance services ranging from maintenance roles to surveying and housing management and we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.
If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to me.
Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.
Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.