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Category and Contract Manager, Social Care-£45k-Chelmsford

Category and Contract Manager, Social Care-£45k-Chelmsford

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    Chelmsford, Essex

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    £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits

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    Georgina Taylor

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    about 1 year ago

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Role: Category and Contract Manager

Location: Chelmsford

Salary: Up to £45k

Are you looking for your next opportunity in a supportive company which prioritises employee wellbeing and professional development?

A large and dynamic local authority is currently seeking a Category and Contract Manager to join their extensive Procurement team.

In addition, to a competitive base salary (up to £45k) the role also includes flexible working location and hours + 26 days' holiday + local government pension.

Key Requirements:

  • Able to carry out full lifecycle tenders from the initial spec to contract management on a variety of major projects and approach them in a strategic manner.
  • Strong Stakeholder Management skills, able to engage with stakeholders at all levels across the function.
  • Experience in managing multi-million pound spends and contracts.
  • Excellent knowledge of contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Ideally have knowledge of Public Sector Regulations including OJEU and Public Contract regulations
  • Ideally working towards CIPS

If you are seeking a supportive employer with good career progression and exposure to high profile projects please contact with an updated CV to find out more.