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DATE ADDED: Tue 31/07/2018


Liverpool, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £35000 - £41000/annum

Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are recruiting for a Category Manager – within a leading public sector organisation based in Liverpool City Centre for a permeant position. The Category Manager will report directly to the Senior Category Manager and the successful candidate will form part of the Commercial Procurement Unit and be responsible for purchasing a broad range of specialist equipment consistent with ensuring best value for money, high quality, and innovation is delivered at all times. In this role, as the Category Manager you will be responsible for: * To provide comprehensive, relevant and high value insight into all procurement and commercial aspects of specific categories. * To ensure that procurement governance is adhered to including robust data analysis, opportunity assessment, strategy development and creation of appropriate evaluation criteria. All in accordance with EU procurement directives, UK legislation. * To understand the supply chain, the commercial environment, the nature of demand and the cultural and political forces which influence it. * Delivery of agreed target financial numbers – margin, revenue, savings for the category or sub category. * To proactively plan, lead and manage procurement projects whilst developing strategic relationships with internal customers and stakeholders alike. As the right candidate for this role, you will have: * MCIPS accredited MCIPS achieved or studying towards. * Comfortable applying OJEU principals. * Previous Category/Procurement experience at this level within a commercially driven public sector organisation. * Experience of Procuring Social or Regeneration Projects within a public sector would be preferred. * Familiar and comfortable with all aspects of procurement processes. This successful and well established organisation is well known and has a high profile in the public sector. This opening within this department represents a fantastic opportunity for a Manager to work alongside a very capable and experienced team in a busy and friendly office in Liverpool City Centre. If this role sounds like it is something that you would be interested in then please don’t hesitate to get in touch as we do want to move quickly on this role. Please Apply Looking forward to speaking to you very soon! Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside,

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