Senior Category Manager - Greater Manchester

Salary: £50,000 - 60,000 (depending on experience) - Category Management
Ref: 433 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 Dec 2019
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We are currently supporting a Private Sector organisation, that provide services to the Public Sector, based in Greater Manchester who are looking for a Senior Category Manager with experience in IT and/or Digital Services. This is a permanent opportunity with a total package range between £50,000 - 60,000 on offer.

The successful candidate will be required to lead the IT & Digital Services function and to mentor, support and manage a small team of Buyers at various levels and manage a portfolio of projects. You will be required to work closely with key stakeholders to influence procurement decision making with an overall aim to drive down cost and achieve value for money for both our client and their customers.

Candidates applying MUST HAVE the following experience:

  • MCIPS qualified or equivalent degree/qualifications
  • Strong hands on end-to-end procurement experience (experience of this in the Public Sector would be advantageous)
  • Excellent relationship/stakeholder management skills
  • Strong team management and leadership skills
  • Experience in a Procurement or Category Management position relating to IT and/or Digital Services is required
  • Understanding and experience of using eSourcing and eProcurement solutions