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Category Manager

Job Reference: Category Manager       Job Type: Permanent       Date Added: 20/07/2012

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Employer: #Government Procurement Service
Location: Norwich or Liverpool
Salary: £28,000 - £37,000 plus excellent benefits

Government Procurement Service (GPS) is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office. Their overall priority is to provide procurement savings for the UK Public Sector as a whole and specifically to deliver centralised procurement for Central Government Departments.

This is a challenging and exciting commercial environment where procurement professionals can make a real impact and gain exposure at the highest levels in government whilst honing your commercial skills.

The role
• Develop supplier plans, conduct supplier reviews and introduce relevant KPI’s and implement supplier improvement plans as required
• Identify key stakeholders at Department level and establish communication plan, including stakeholder forums for key areas of spend
• Manage Contracts and maximise benefit of contracts in line with Government Procurement best practice

The candidate
• Strong experience of procurement and category management combined with deep analytical and commercial skills that have delivered demonstrable savings in a complex environment.
• Exceptional stakeholder management skills, including an ability to engage and influence in complex customer and supplier environments; able to relate business strategy into deliverable solutions and operational delivery outputs
• Accomplished inter-personal and influencing skills with a delivery focused approach combined with a strong drive and determination to achieve results
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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