Senior Category Manager – Digital & IT

Job Description

Concept Procurement are delighted to be working with a market leading organisation within Corporate Services. This multi-award winning organisation is seeking a new Senior Category Manager. We’re seeking a candidate with exceptional relationship management, influencing, negotiation and communication skills.

The Senior Category Manager will focus on creating & managing frameworks, developing innovative commercial solutions and providing strategic advisory support to their customers.

The Senior Category Manager will be responsible for:

– Leading a team of Category Managers for Digital & IT.
– Manage and develop a portfolio of OJEU compliant Framework Agreements.
– Work closely with key stakeholders to influence procurement choice, aiming to drive costs down and service up.
– Provide a strong and effective professional management focus leading to the achievement of locally agreed targets, efficiencies and added value initiatives.

The ideal Senior Category Manager will demonstrate the following:
– An in depth understanding of Digital & IT solutions within the public sector is absolutely essential.
– Knowledge of working with the Public Sector.
– Understanding of UK Public Contract Regulations (PCR2015).
– MCIPS or equivalent professional qualification.
– Team management, leadership skills and experience.

For the successful candidate, this role offers up to GBP60,000 plus an attractive benefits package including a car allowance.

This role is remote based but will require travel up to two times per month to Manchester and the occasional supplier visit / event