Category Manager – Manchester, Leeds, London

Professional Industries:
  • Finance and Procurement
Job Type:
  • Temporary
Reference Number: 18288
Manchester, UK


Role: Category Manager
Location: Manchester, Leeds, London
Rate: £500 per day Inside IR35


Details of Project / Requirement / Role
Experienced Commercial / Procurement lead to support the business as they develop their requirements and to then establish the most effective procurement solution, to meet the need at the best price. 3 x FTE roles are required to support the Property & Facilities Management category team, with expertise in P&FM goods and services and or infrastructure and site set up.

Key Tasks and Deliverables
• Interface with key business stakeholders to help shape and define requirements
• Identify and agree most appropriate procurement routes to market and commercial solution
• Work with wider CD colleagues (sourcing and contract management) to successfully execute supplier engagement and sourcing projects
• Support the implementation and transfer of contracts to estates operational contract managers and to wider business colleagues

Key Knowledge and Skills (Experience):
• Strong contractual, sourcing and negotiation experience with complex fast moving projects for goods, services and / or infrastructure
• Strong knowledge of P&FM market, suppliers, commercial models and value levers
• Temporary modular buildings
• Minor Civils and building works
• Fit-out and F,F&E
• Construction professional services supply chain to aid project delivery
• Business Contingency Supply Chain planning including review of GPC card use, use of serviced accommodation etc.
• Property resilience requirements e.g. generators, welfare facilities etc.
• Minor Civils and building works
• MCIPS or equivalent professional experience
Individuals should have experience of working and delivering in procurement for property & fm and understand main forms of contract (e.g. JCT) along with demonstrable experience of dealing at pace.


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