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Category Manager - Environment

  • Location
    Wimbledon , Greater London
  • Salary
    24.09 £ - 29.81 £ / Hour
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Category Management
  • External Reference
    500026

Category Manager
*A Local Authority in South West London is looking for a Category Manager to join their team on a three month contract.

Purpose of the job:
*To provide support and assistance to the Head of Procurement to ensure compliant procurement processes and working practices are consistent with the requirements of the procurement code of practice / contract standing orders and the public contract regulations.
*To develop a category based action plan and associated sourcing programme and to directly manage a category based team.
*To aid and support the development of strategic relationships with suppliers, delivering cost savings to the Council's and providing expert procurement advice and guidance.

Your duties will include:
*You will be developing category based action and sourcing plan following a detailed analysis of spend, supplier volumes, market dynamics and transaction costs.
*You will be leading and participating in corporate procurement projects, deploying category expertise and commercial acumen and knowledge.
*You will be overseeing the development of tender and quotes documentation, analysis and evaluation of tender responses to ensure compliance with the council's procurement code of practice.
*You will be developing and implementing to manage procurement risk, integrate council policies into procurement practice, and measure and analyse procurement spend and savings data.
*You will be ensuring timely and accurate periodic information, reports and statistical returns as may be required by Officers, Members and external bodies such as the Cabinet Office and EU.
*You will be managing strategic relationships with suppliers to promote a productive relationship which delivers the required goods, works and/or services within the agreed framework.

Please apply as soon as possible for immediate consideration.
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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