Category Manager

Birmingham Permanent £41,000 - £49,000 per year
  • Mostly Remote Working
  • Competitive Salary

About Our Client

A Public Sector organisation in the Birmingham.

Job Description

  • Guiding and supporting the business in procurement activities in line with the organisations procurement policies, and where necessary Utilities Contract Regulations.
  • Tendering of indirect purchase requirements of varying values for all Directorates of the organisation
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts and contract amendments necessary to meet business requirements.
  • Liaise with the wider Client Relationships & Contracts Team and the Department of Transport (DfT) to obtain approval of key contracts in line with the National Rail Contract (NRC).
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice to the business where required.
  • Provide the primary interface between the organisation and external lawyers for matters relating to contracts.
  • Attend contract review meetings where necessary.
  • Support the Senior Category Manager with the review and development of the procurement policies and procedures to respond to the demanding needs of the business.
  • Provide management reporting where required.
  • Support the Head of Department to deliver business requirements, where necessary representing Procurement at meetings.

The Successful Applicant

  • Demonstrable experience in Category Management activities for large and complex organisations
  • Experience of tendering under Utilities Contract Regulations
  • Experience in management and negotiation of large contracts
  • Experience of working with and interpreting complex legal documentation
  • Sound commercial and financial awareness
  • Hold Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Membership (CIPS)

What's on Offer

  • Free travel on all our trains and those of other train companies within our parent group company - for you, your partner and any dependent children
  • 75% off all other train company travel tickets
  • Retail discounts
  • Career development opportunities
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Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Public Sector
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