Category Specialist

Interim Category Specialist, Private Health, Central London, 6 Months, £240 per day

Your new company
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and confident interim Category Specialist at a commercial, private health organisation. The role will be for a 6 month assignment based in central London with some occasional travel to other sites.

Your new role
As a Category Specialist you will be responsible for the medical and pharmacy category, ensuring that the sourcing strategies are as cost effective to meet business requirements. You will be responsible for the end to end procurement process; leading the supplier selection, qualifying and managing relationships with various suppliers. You will also be required to support the Category Manager in developing category plans, risk plans and innovative cost saving initiatives.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role, you must have experience of delivering savings through procurement activities. You must be a skilled negotiator and have comprehensive experience of working with a number of stakeholders to ensure a successful outcome is achieved. Medical and pharmacy category management experience is also required. Ideally you will also be CIPS qualified or studying towards it.

What you'll get in return
An opportunity to work in a commercially minded procurement team, in a role that is not affected by IR35.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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