Band 7 Catagory Manager

Posted 27 May 2022
Salary£40,057 per year + Negotiable dependent on experience
Job type Contract
DisciplineInterim & Executive
ReferenceCatagory Man Bedford
Contact NameAdam Zyda

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are looking for a Band 7 Category Manager to work with the NHS based in Bedford.

Contract – Full time – Monday - Friday

1 year fixed term contract

Rate of pay: £40,057 per annum

About the role

  • To lead a specific strategic sourcing programme for defined categories and provide effective management of the Trust procurement portfolios in line with Standing Financial Instructions, EU Procurement Directives and UK Legislation.
  • The Category Manager roles are fundamentally the same, but they will be responsible for different categories varying in value, volume, nature, and complexity.
  • The post will deliver a service that facilitates delivery of products and services on time and at the lowest ultimate cost whilst maintaining the highest level of probity, legislative and corporate compliance, and supports delivery of patient care to the highest standard.
  • Scanning the market to keep abreast of technological and market changes, which can result in opportunities to reduce TCO and implement best practice.
  • Recommend sourcing approaches as a result of fact-based analysis
  • Analyse spend and relationship data to produce evidence for viable contracting and procurement opportunities

About you

  • have specialist knowledge, evidenced by being qualified in procurement (MCIPS).
  • have substantial practical experience in a procurement/contracting/supply chain environment.
  • have experience in public procurement, including knowledge of OJEU requirements.

About us

  • We offer a £250 referral bonus – so please pass on any details to someone who you think may be interested!
  • We supply to hundreds of councils across the UK!
  • Nationwide Supplier to the NHS!

If you are interested in the role, please contact Adam @ Spencer Clarke Group – 01772 954200 /