Category Manager job in Wembley at IGL Recruitment Ltd

Category Manager

Company: IGL Recruitment Ltd

Location: Wembley UK

Date Posted:Apr 19, 2018

Our client is looking for an experienced Category Manager to work on a 36 hour per week contract role to start on the 29-04-18 until the 27-07-18 with a likely extension to the contract role.Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to FridayJob Purpose:To support the Head of Procurement in securing the continuous development, improvement, efficiency and success of the Council as a whole through effective planning, budget management, staff management and governance.To set quality and professional standards and manage service delivery and have significant influence upon the structure and development of their area activity.3. The role will include developing and implementing operational plans which contribute to the longer term plans for the area that will fit with broader functional and Council strategy.Knowledge and Qualifications:Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience.Project Management (Prince 2 Practitioner essential)Evidence of continuous professional development (CPD)Full knowledge of Council Standing Financial Instructions, EU procurement directives and UK legislation, e.g. TUPE, Competition Act, Race Relations, Data Protection, Freedom of Information, etc.Significant category knowledge within the market managed, in all aspects of the market, which also requires engineering knowledge, product knowledge, manufacturing processes, supply chainExperience:Track record of achievement at a senior management level in a similarly large and complex political organisation including:Substantial experience in a senior procurement and supply chain senior role including both Public and private sector experience.Significant experience & understanding and application of Strategic Sourcing methodologies.Advanced experience of contract management, delegation and empowerment.Significant experience of project managing complex procurement activities from initial planning to contract award.Significant experience of management of resources and financial risk and commercial acumen and proven track record of ability to deliver against targets.Demonstrable experience of influencing and delivering change in a large complex organisationProven experience of proactively working on own initiative, under pressure to tight timescales, managing and prioritising workload. Skills and Abilities:Ability to manage performance and budgets.Ability to contribute to the larger team development of the service area.Ability to undertaking complex contractual negotiations using commercial and contractual knowledge regarding terms and conditions e.g. relating to indemnity and liabilities, warranties, specific performance and termination clauses etc., to ensure that individual organisations are adequately protected and have the ability to invoke any termination or remedies which may be required.The ability to manage multiple contracts to ensure best value for money high service levels and achieve year on year targeted savingsInfluential and persuasive communicator, with high level of written and verbal communication skills, engendering commitment across groups from all levels of the organisation to achieve objectivesExcellent political awareness.ALL CANDIDATES MUST OF HAD PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE To apply for the role of Category Manager, please click APPLY now and send CV. View full job description
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