Category Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Financial Services, Public Sector, Transport, Logistics
East Midlands
£298 to £375 per day
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Job Ref:

Category Manager - �375 Umbrella/ �298 PAYE Day Rate – Nottingham/ Bristol – Contract until December 2018

Inside of Scope: IR 35

The Company

Advantage Resourcing are working closely with a major Government organisation to recruit for a Category Manager to work a contract position until December 2018. Flexibility will be key for this role.

The Role

You will be assessing current strategies, cost data and commodity profiles and business needs, in order to convert gathered intelligence into a proposed strategy to leverage best possible value for assigned categories. You will be required to travel across main offices in Bristol & Nottingham.

Main Duties:

* Provide current and relevant advice on the latest developments in public sector procurement in relation to your category/s.
* Prepare and deliver commercial guidance and advice for relevant audiences in your category/s. Use sound presentation and communication skills, working with the business and using strong and plain commercial writing and persuasive skills.
* Execute management responsibilities effectively.
* Support a strong commercial direction and a persuasive future vision based on the new Commercial Strategy.
* Utilise a MI regime, drive improvements in the quality of MI and its use in informing commercial strategy decisions and introducing improvements in your category/s

The Successful Candidate:

* Experience of the commercial cycle including pre-competitive supplier engagement, supplier selection, evaluation, contract award and ongoing contract management.
* Experience of using Crown Commercial Frameworks and Digital Marketplace
* Experience of operating in a Category Management environment, or a knowledge of the principles of a Category Management approach
* Ideally MCIPS or qualified by experience
* Public Sector/ Transport experience will be highly advantageous

To be considered for this role, please apply with your up to date CV. Ref 815671

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Contact Details:
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Tel: (0)161 817 6368
Contact: Advantage Resourcing

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