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Lead Category Manager

  • £50952 - £59360 per annum
  • Dorking, Surrey
  • Contract/Interim
  • Procurement, Category Management

Role: Lead Category Manager

Type: 6 Month FTC

Salary: £52,963 to £59,360


Location: Dorking, Surrey

Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for a Lead Category Manager for our Public Sector client.

Key responsibilities for the Lead Category Manager are;

  • Manage individual procurements as a project using appropriate project management principles
  • Liaise with and manage independent contractors, maintaining effective partnership working whenever external procurement resource is required
  • Provide specialist procurement support and advice to budget holders, commissioners and other partners
  • Ensure that procurements are conducted in line with the process required from the standing financial instructions, regional, and national rules
  • Require applying their skills at the level below as per the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.

The Ideal candidate for the Lead Category Manager will have;

  • A Level 5 Advanced Diploma in CIPS or its equivalent is required.
  • Degree or comparable experience or qualifications in the relevant field
  • A minimum of five years of practical experience in procurement, together with a thorough understanding of category management best practices.
  • A strong track record of effective delivery and relevant experience with regard to Category Services procurement
  • Experience in the public sector or the NHS is necessary, as is knowledge of EU and UK procurement rules.

If you believe that you are well-suited to this excellent opportunity of Lead Category Manager, please apply directly or contact Rebecca Dawon at Sellick Partnership Derby Office for more information. The closing date for CVs is Friday 28th June due to the urgent requirement of this role, interviews will be arranged as soon as possible.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Rebecca Dawson Senior Consultant

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