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  • *Category Manager (Consumbles) – 5 months contract – up to £450 day rate Ltd or Umbrella - NHS/ Government Organisation – Mansfield, Nottinghamshire**

Our client is a part of Central Government based in Mansfield who are looking for an Interim Category Manager to join their team on a 5 months contract.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:
Report in to Head of Procurement, you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day contract and performance management of a specific project which includes the development and delivery of the category management strategy activities to increase market share growth to 80% and contribute to the delivery of the £600m savings targets. You will be accepted to achieve savings, ensure the project is working with customer groups to develop and agree the category management strategies and the subsequent procurement strategies.
Work in conjunction with the key stakeholders such as the DH, NHS Improvement and NHS England, with responsibility for identifying and optimising synergies wherever possible across the NHS procurement landscape, ensuring the project maximises opportunities to leverage economies of scale.
You will also be responsible for the overall spend across a defined set of product categories. Offer support to the Procurement Transformation Programme which will include the set up and facilitation of sessions between the parties and ensuring the necessary and efficient transfer of data and information and ensure the projects budget is managed effectively, challenging operating costs and driving cost down efficiency gains.

Ideal experience required for this role:
Previous Commercial, Category, or Procurement management experience
MCIPS/ CIPS qualified is advantageous
Ideally worked within an NHS or related Medical environments
Knowledge of NHS products and categories is desirable
Overseeing the day to day contract and performance management within a project
Experience working with business community, key stakeholders and suppliers.
Exceptional Project Management experience
Assessing current strategies, cost data, commodity profiles and business needs
Commercially astute, strong negotiation and influencing skills.
Knowledge of EU procurement rules
Exceptional financial acumen
Highly effective communicator who can work with a range of stakeholders and senior managers.
Excellent IT systems knowledge and experience.

Please submit your CV now to be considered for the Interim position. Liz Renshaw is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 0161 871 8269 if you have you any queries. Ref.812274

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Immediate start
5 Months
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