Category Manager

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April 8, 2021
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at SOLOS Consultants
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Commercial
Job Type Contract/Temporary
SOLOS Ref PS:CATMAN:BRISTOL
Salary £400 - £450PD Inside IR35
Start Date ASAP

Description

Our Public sector client is currently looking for an interim Category Manager who ideally has Category Management experience in either the IT, Energy/Utilities, Professional Services arena in public sector setting.

This is an immediate start 3-6 month initial contract, further extensions and other opportunities may arise.

The successful Category Manager should have the following skills, experience and knowledge

  • Delivery of procurement in public sector with a strong knowledge and experience in application of Public Contracts Regulations (2015)
  • Delivery and operation of procurement activity in line with internal commercial governance arrangements in public sector organisations
  • This experience would include being able to demonstrate successful procurement lead and advisory support, both in above and below threshold tenders plus call off tenders from frameworks
  • Ideally the experience would cover Local Government and procurement support in IT, Energy / utilities and professional services types of spend
  • Excellent and successful support of internal stakeholders to deliver timely outcomes
  • Commercial acumen

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation with potential for long term contract extensions.

£400 - £450 per day Inside IR35

This is an immediate start a 3-6 month initial contract, further extensions and other opportunities may arise.

The successful Category manager will be brought in to support/lead on current procurement activity, line manage 3 Category Specialists and work on the development of resourced category plan for sign off

The successful Category Manager should have the following skills, experience and knowledge

  • Demonstrable Category Management experience in the Social Care / Adults / Children arena in public sector setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating good engagement with stakeholders
  • Public sector/local authority experience with knowledge of public sector ways of working
  • Have professional knowledge and experience of Procurement and Category Management

Mon-Fri

37 Hours

Inside IR35

Day rate in or around £500 per day.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience, please apply straight away

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