Procurement Business & Category Manager

Berkshire, Berkshire
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: CPM5183664_1629733816
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2021-08-23
  • Location: Berkshire, Berkshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-22
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We have a great opportunity for a Procurement and Category Manager to take a 12 week contract within Berkshire. The position is remote with the majority of the work being carried out from home, however the initial training may be in the office.
Candidates will require prior experience within the field as well as local authority experience.
Duties
  • Assist services to develop procurement strategies in order to achieve value for money in their procurement activity
  • Advise officers throughout the Council on technical procurement for supplies, works, services (procurement under 100k)
  • Work with services throughout the Council to develop and review contracts to deliver cash savings and service improvements
  • Work proactively with senior managers across the council on a range of procurement issues
  • Lead on assigned category procurement, to include tendering activity across those areas.
  • Develop and implement Category Plans for assigned category areas.
  • Line manage and organise workload of Procurement Officer, ensuring delivery of assigned categories.
  • Lead on management of the Council's procurement portal, setting up new users and assist on development of contracts and tenders.
  • Maintain close links with Legal Services and in conjunction with Legal advise on aspects of Contract Rules of Procedure

Requirements

  • Prior experience within this or a similar role
  • Local Authority experience
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply - MCIPS
  • Available at short notice for contract work

If you are interested in this role, don't hesitate to apply or give the tam a call to run through the detail. We look forward to hearing from you!

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