Job | Health and Social Care Category Manager | Badenoch + Clark
Posted 30 April 2020
£350 - £400
Contract Type
Procurement & Supply Chain

Health and Social Care Category Manager

Procurement Services

Strategic Sourcing

Contract Type: 3 months + possible extension

Daily rate: £350 - £400 depending on experience - Outside IR35

Hours: 36.6 hrs per week

Based: Greater Manchester

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd May 2020

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Role Overview:

Working within a public sector organisations Strategic Sourcing Service, you will drive forward Commercial improvements - through the adoption of a strategic contract, strong Supplier Relationship Management and Category Management approach for the whole of the procurement and contract duration/life cycle within the Health and Social Care team.

The role will be allocated to the following category of spend;

*Community, Health and Social Care

Key Responsibilities:

*Develop category strategy and sourcing plans by managing the prioritisation of spend activity within their category and identify areas of cost savings.

*Engage with key stakeholders to ensure the category strategy is aligned and meets the needs of the Directorate(s) Strategy

*Take ownership for the delivery of benefits through the implementation of sourcing strategies for agreed categories of spend within the directorate.

*Understand and be familiar with all aspects of procurement methodology and Public Contracts Regulations. To ensure that all procurement and contract management is undertaken in accordance with Council's Contract Procedure Rules and relevant legislative requirements.

*To update strategic analysis of markets and supplier trends to ensure procurement is based on 'intelligence'. To review this performance data relating to key suppliers and the team's effectiveness and efficiency to determine corrective actions where necessary and to exploit opportunities for continuous improvement.

To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

*Experience of managing expenditure within a specific category of spend within the Public Sector environment

*Ideally have experience within Health and Social Care Procurement Category directly

*Proven experience of delivering a procurement category strategy and benefits including financial savings.

*Experience in the preparation, analysis, interpretation and reporting of procurement management information

*Ideally working towards or having been successful in a Full Membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

About the client:

This Public Sector organisation is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the area. Anyone joining this organisation is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. They are working hard to build a brighter future for the area and need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for their communities.

The organisation has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, their Values outline how they do business and they share these community wide with their residents, partners and businesses. Internally they have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels.

If this position is of interest to you and you would like to discuss the role further, please call Hannah Quinn, Executive Recruitment Consultant for Public Sector Procurement on 07933390472 or email for further information.

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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