Senior Category Manager

  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Category Management
  • Location
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark is currently working in partnership with a large and reputable public sector organisation in the Thames Valley region for a senior category manager.

As part of an internal restructure the organisation is looking to expand the team and is looking for someone to manage operational and strategic procurement. Some of the key responsibilities include:
*Day to day operational management
*The ability to gather an analyse comprehensive data on products, services and suppliers
*Project manage the tendering and manage the risk of high value procurement
*Develop contract renewal work plans across the organisation
*Report on procurement and commercial activity to the division and for the spend categories via appropriate and relevant ways (dashboards, reports, KPIs, data analysis).
*Conduct financial analysis in support of individual procurement projects to assess impact on budgets for stakeholder.
*Provide category advice and expertise in aspects of procurement activity to all the stakeholders.

The candidate we are looking for will be CIPS qualified or part qualified with public sector experience that would be able to support the strategic direction of the department. The ideal candidate should have strong stakeholder management skills, bid development experience, day to day operational management experience within a procurement environment and to be able to support the strategy of the division. We are looking for someone with significant understanding of public sector procurement.

If you are interested please apply online and get in contact, on 0121 234 9200 or by email:
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