Category Manager

Posted 24 May by MLC Partners Limited Easy Apply

MLC Partners is working with an NHS organisation that requires a Category Manager to join them on an initial 3 month contract.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for the delivery of strategic procurement initiatives on a specific portfolio of sourcing categories, in compliance with EU legislation, UK law and Trust SFIs. You will be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of procurement services, within a specific category, whilst maximising value for money opportunities through process improvement and total cost of ownership modelling.

In addition to the above, other duties will include:

  • Work plan development and time scale setting for NHS Trusts
  • Agreeing pricing and implementation for NHS Trusts
  • Current contracts & opportunities
  • Link into rationalisation work - commercials and opportunity setting
  • Develop SLA's
  • Spend Efficiency Reports developed for Individual Trusts
  • Proactive approach to conduct with NHS Trusts

Key experience for this role is:

  • Significant and extensive experience in a procurement and supply chain role
  • Record of achievement in securing substantial value for money from procurement
  • Thorough understanding of the Public contract Regulations 2015 able to advise and provide guidance of these within the NHS setting
  • Utilising eProcurement, eTendering and other information systems related to procurement
  • NHS experience (highly desirable)

This role is available on both an interim and permanent basis.

Interim: negotiable

Permanent £29,000-£43,000 per annum

Location: London, with travel

If you have suitable experience and would like to find out more, please submit your CV and follow up with a call to Daniel Abrahams.

Required skills

  • Category
  • NHS
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain

Reference: 35228624

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