Role details

Category Procurement Specialist

Sheffield   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Strategic Commercial Procurement Professional
  • Lead a commercial procurement team to deliver results

About Our Client

Category Procurement Specialist based in Sheffield for a public sector organisation.

Job Description

  • The Category Procurement Specialist in Sheffield develops and implements policies and strategies to align sourcing activity
  • Develops supplier relationships to enhance performance and deliver strategic impact through the adoption of innovation
  • Manages markets, suppliers and product research activity to inform strategic and tactical objectives, including the valuation of new products
  • Identifies appropriate economies and 'cost out' opportunities from product standardisation and demand aggregation initiatives
  • Conducts opportunity assessments and plans projects covering major areas of spend on behalf of multiple organisations to deliver significant cash releasing and cost avoidance savings while ensuring sustainable quality and value
  • Maximise commercial opportunities through regular contact with customers, stakeholders, suppliers and operational staff, to develop market, supply chain and category group knowledge
  • Influences stakeholders, patient(s) groups and customers to standardise on the use of sourcing group products, dealing with conflict to ensure sustainable compliance
  • Promotes cost effective solutions through inclusive enablement processes, to maintain contract compliance with 'best buy guide' product/service category and market plans.

The Successful Applicant

  • Registered full Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Business degree or equivalent
  • Highly significant senior management/strategic role working in a in a complex organisation
  • Evidence of change and relationship management, behavioural science and programme management training at an advanced level

What's on Offer

£40000 - £45000

Salary sacrifice car scheme



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