Procurement Category Specialist

Manchester Permanent £32,000 - £40,000 per year
  • Permanent Procurement Category Specialist Opportunity
  • Offering up to £40,000 and remote working

About Our Client

Established in 2013, NHS Property Services are a Government-Owned Company who manage 2,700 properties across England which account for 10% of the total NHS estate. NHS Property Services purpose is to enable excellent patient care by acting as a trusted advisor to provide the best estate solutions. Their properties include hospitals, GP practices and offices ranging from listed building to new integrated care centres.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the Procurement Category Specialist include:

  • Utilising the procurement systems to support the delivery of the procurement processes
  • Developing relationships with stakeholders and suppliers as required to support the procurement process
  • Support the development of category plans to generate efficient savings
  • Working simultaneously alongside Procurement Manager's to deliver end-to-end assigned procurement projects
  • Delivering and identifying saving initiatives across areas of project responsibility

The Successful Applicant

The successful Procurement Category Specialist will:

  • Have excellent understanding Public Contract Regulations 2015
  • Have understanding of the Public Sector frameworks
  • Have experience of developing positive relationships with stakeholders
  • The ability to negotiate with internal and external customers
  • End-to-end knowledge of the best practice procurement processes
  • The ability to draft well revised Category Strategies using market intelligence
  • Relevant experience currently working within a Public Sector procurement department

What's on Offer

What is an offer for Procurement Category Specialist:

  • Competitive salary of up to £40,000 per annum
  • Flexible working environment
  • Great pension scheme (matched contributions up to 6%)
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Local discounts including gym memberships, restaurants and cafes
  • NHS discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
Niamh Harding
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9052

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Niamh Harding
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9052
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