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Category Manager

Sellick Partnership are currently looking to recruit an interim Category Manager for an NHS organisation in the West Midlands. This role will sit within the non-medical contracts team, and will largely be responsible for contract management and savings achievement for IT licences and support, equipment maintenance (both medical and non-medical equipment), legal services, finance, and other non-medical goods and services. The contract is expected to last for 12 months.

Key responsibilities for the Category Manager:

  • To manage purchasing activities including competitive quotation and tendering exercises
  • To develop specialist knowledge of suppliers and products for designated categories
  • To develop strategies for individual categories
  • To develop specifications prior to invitation of quotations and tenders
  • To identify and evaluate potential sources of supply
  • To prepare invitation to quotation and tender documents
  • To conduct competitive quotation and tender exercises
  • To prepare summaries of quotations and tenders

Person Specification for the Category Manager:

  • NHS experience is desirable but not essential
  • Expert knowledge of EU procurement
  • Experience of managing complex projects

This role will be a mix of home working and office based and is paying between £150 - £300 per day.

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