Interim Category Manager - IT

Northampton Temporary £350 - £400 per day
  • Home working
  • Competitive Day Rate

About Our Client

An public sector organisation.

Job Description

  • Running complex OJEU procurements, managing multiple senior stakeholders and reporting and presenting
  • Implementing a category management strategy, delivering effective procurements and supporting the management of key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality
  • Leading large and often complex procurement activities, delivering savings and other optimal outcomes of a tactical (cost reduction) and strategic nature in a challenging healthcare environment
  • Seeking out and engaging appropriate internal and external stakeholders at or up to Board level to provide the information and insight to support the development of the strategic options for the category
  • Where appropriate, working closely with a central support team to ensure the contracts you let deliver best value to NUH through effective supplier management
  • Leading the negotiation and completion of contracts often of a complex nature to support the category strategy
  • To ensure contract compliance across the NUH, pursuing procurement excellence through implementation of efficient and effective procurement projects
  • To be a member of the Procurement Senior Management team delivering a coordinated workplan in a timely manner across the Trust and ensuring that procurement best practices are fully represented and best value achieved at all levels

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in the development, management and execution of category management strategies across multiple stakeholders
  • Evidence of having managed a significant programme of work to completion and delivery
  • Excellent knowledge of the regulations governing public sector procurement
  • Excellent understanding of contract and procurement law

What's on Offer

  • £350 - £400 per day
  • 3 - 6 month contract, potentially longer
Siobhan Pearson
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Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Public Sector
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