£43000 - £47000/annum
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced procurement professional to join this large public sector organisation in Nottingham as a Category Manager. Reporting into the Deputy Head of Procurement, this role requires someone with excellent category management and procurement experience as well as a background in public sector procurement and working knowledge of PCR and EU legislation.
Duties of the role will include:
Advise and provide guidance at a senior management level to ensure compliance on all aspects of procurement.
Identify, analyse and seek to maximise full benefit of any potential cost improvements as a result of any procurement activity, national or regional contracting arrangements through membership of various collaborative procurement initiatives and ensure that any specific requirements of the organisation are taken into account.
Develop and maintain a sound knowledge of all relevant commodities and supply markets through conducting market research.
Take responsible for leading the tender process and preparing all associated documentation.
Participate in analysing and evaluating received tender bids, applying a degree of analytical skill whilst taking into account assimilation of other determining factors in the decision making process.
Present options to allow recommendations to be made, based on agreement with stakeholders for consideration in a clear and concise format and prepare all necessary reports required for approval purposes, in order to conclude the subsequent awarding of contracts
You will have worked within a hands on procurement role before and have strong stakeholder management experience. Excellent communication skills are also a key requirements for the role.
Knowledge of EU procurement legislation and PCR 2015 is also required.
The salary on offer is circa £45,000and you will need to be on-site 2 days a week
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