Category Manager

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Package
16 Mar 2021
13 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Beehive Recruitment are is on the lookout for a Category Manager in the Burton-on-Trent area. We are working with a professional services company that works within the Healthcare sector You will lead the strategic sourcing and contract management processes for specific categories for the business. You will deploy the strategic approach and direction for all related sub-category areas and ensure that these are properly contracted. You will liaise with all stakeholders to ensure requirements are met and deliver the required contractual conditions via managing the contract management process. You will proactively manage the supply base to deliver key business objectives.

Principal accountabilities

?? Undertake strategic sourcing activities in line with business practice ensuring that these are undertaken with due regard to business policy and legal requirements.

?? Manage all stakeholders in terms of meetings and communications to ensure a high level of commitment is secured during the sourcing process.

?? Deliver category supply strategies that are aimed at delivering key business objectives while satisfying the operational needs of stakeholders.

?? Deliver contractual relationships on behalf of stakeholders that meet business objectives and operational requirements.

?? Proactively manage the supply base to ensure that appropriate relationships and contractual relationships are in place at all times.

?? Undertake supply market research to ensure that the required participants and products/ services are continually in scope.

?? Undertake financial analysis to ensure that best value is achieved at all times.

?? Proactively manage the post-contractual environment to ensure that all terms and conditions are being applied and related benefits secured.

?? Support the adoption of contracts in all relevant circumstances.

?? Meet business contractual, savings and participation objectives are met on a continual basis. Where these are not being met, provide and deliver a plan to meet said objectives.

?? To manage risks and conflicts to derive benefits for both public and private customers

?? Work with account management colleagues to achieve all contract compliance and uptake targets ?? Execute the category-specific workplan.

?? Deliver the procurement Strategy across the sourcing activity to deliver the target benefits and financial savings including approving each category managers purchase category strategy and savings plans

?? Engage support and agreement for the strategy from key stakeholders so that implementation and compliance are optimal; promote the effective management of suppliers to sustain value throughout the life of the contract.

?? Provide advice, guidance, and service on categories to stakeholders.

?? Define and manage key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service, and quality, including technical input to negotiations on strategically significant contracts and negotiation and management of third-party service providers.

?? Support the development of annual departmental cost savings targets for the annual budget process; develop and agree the annual procurement plan with directors and departmental heads.

?? Utilise the existing savings reporting mechanism with finance which is understood and accepted by the user departments. Produce regular reports on performance and provide comprehensive management information and in-depth analysis when requested including spend analysis, savings secured, and potential savings for forecast and budgets.

Ideally educated to Degree Level and MCIPS qualified.

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