Category Manager

  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Category Management
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    277.88 £ - 320 £ / Day
  • External Reference
    510900-

Category Manager
*A Local Authority in East London is looking for a Category Manager to join on a six month contract.

Purpose of the job:
*To lead the tendering on a number of corporate services contracts; this will involve closely working with key stakeholders to develop the optimum sourcing options.

Your duties will include:
*You will be developing the Category Plan for the allocated category, in particular identifying strategic sourcing options for the sub-categories categories to deliver year on year cost savings and other benefit targets.
*You will be managing the stakeholder relationships with service directorates.
*You will be working with the Procurement Policy and Development Manager to develop procurement training programmes for stakeholders involved in the management and procurement of goods, works and services within the Category.
*You will be delivering agreed savings and benefits targets
*You will be leading internal and external collaborative procurement.
*You will be leading internal and external collaborative procurement.
*You will be providing expert procurement advice & supporting key stakeholders to minimise risk
*You will be managing, motivating and empowering Category Officers through setting standards, establishing effective two-way communications, optimising skills and output and promoting effective employee relations.
*You will be managing key relationships with external suppliers and partners both pre and post- procurement processes and during the contract delivery phase.

Please apply as soon as possible for immediate consideration.
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