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Category Manager- Highways & Construction Interim

Category Manager- Highways & Construction Interim

Posted 6 April by Deverell Smith Easy Apply Featured Ended

Category Manager- Highways & Construction (NEC3) Interim position, 3-6 months minimum

We have been instructed by a well-known authority to find a Category Manager for Highways and Construction. You will be reporting to the Senior Category Manager, and playing a crucial part in delivering a range of exciting road improvement projects across Liverpool. These are large projects starting from £4 million!

Aside from working with an award winning Procurement function, you will also be offered additional training to reach NEC4! An exciting opportunity for anyone looking to improve their skill-set and be part of a team delivering multiple projects over the coming year.


  • To support the development and delivery of a strategic sourcing programme for defined category areas.
  • To devise appropriate procurement strategies whilst understanding client spend profiles
  • The delivery of projects within time constraints and within defined budgets.
  • To lead the development of high value relationships with suppliers to maximise the value extracted.
  • To meet customer requirements by delivering value for money, identifying cost savings and other efficiencies including innovative solutions.
  • To participate in contract management activity where required.


The client is looking for someone with strong NEC3 knowledge, ideally from a highways and construction background. Previous experience within the public sector as OJEU will be required.

The client is looking for someone to start immediately but will also wait up to 4 weeks for the right person if necessary.

MCIPS or working towards MCIPS is preferred.

Rate and Benefit:

£240 - £270 per day

Reference: 34848999

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