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Category Manager - Property Services

Category Manager - Property Services

  • Location

    Stratford, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £49675 - £54000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits

  • Contact:

    Alex Steel

  • Contact email:

    alex.steel@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    689966_1667326820

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Title: Category Manager - Property Services
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Location: Stratford, with the ability to work from Sidcup or Manchester
Agile working (office based 20-40% 3-4 days working from home)
Salary from £49,675 to £54,000 based on experience and location plus Essential Car Users Allowance + Excellent Benefits

Would you like to work for an employer where people are at the heart of their business and success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. If so, our client is committed to developing their people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that they can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

They are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. They are also keen on hearing from you if you're interested in part time working or job sharing. They also value diversity in all its facets, including gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation and identity.

It is an exciting time to join their Group Procurement team. They have recently redesigned their structure to further improve their service with effective category management and business partnering, that strives for operational excellence!

They are looking to recruit an experienced Category Manager to Lead on the development, procurement and implementation of category strategies. As a Category Manager, you will have a commercial and compliant approach in developing appropriate routes to market and ensure that contracts awarded deliver value for money.

For this you will need to have a thrust for category knowledge, be able to conduct extensive market research and analysis, and be able to build and maintain successful supply chain relationships.

You will be part of a large group procurement function, reporting into a Senior Procurement Manager and working alongside fellow Category Managers, Procurement Managers and Procurement Officers.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive and demonstrable experience end-to-end procurement activity, frameworks/DPS and other tender approaches.
  • Experience of delivering high value complex procurement solutions
  • Knowledge of and experience of drawing up contracts
  • Able to demonstrate commercial and financial acumen,
  • Able to prepare detailed framework/tender/contract documentation and reports
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience working in large, complex organisations managing significant stakeholder relationships

If you think you have the drive, determination and experience required to fulfil this role then please send your CV through to me before 11th November 2022: alex.steel@1st-executive.com and we can arrange a further chat.