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ICT Senior Category Manager

Salary Negotiable
Location Buckinghamshire,
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00073492
Published 2 months ago

Job Description

Senior Category Manager | Public Sector Body | Buckinghamshire | 37,679-£46,787

Macildowie are delighted to be collaborating with a Public Sector organisation based in Buckinghamshire who are seeking to appoint a new Senior Category Manager to join their Procurement Team.

This role does not require prior public sector experience or knowledge and they welcome those with a commercial background and this is demonstrated by the diversity in team experience. You will however still benefit from the public sector benefits on offer of 3 days working from home, 34 days annual leave and a very generous c30% employer contribution pension scheme. It is paying £37,679-£46,787 depending on experience.


- Create and implement Category strategies that align with business strategies; research and evaluate the market to understand current market conditions, identify risks to supply chain, source potential suppliers; share insights so wider team maintains market knowledge

- Procurement lead on higher risk, higher value or more complex tenders relative to those undertaken by Category Managers; undertake all aspects of tendering process from specification of requirements, pre-qualification invitation to tender, evaluation methodology and contract management planning.

- Analyse data across a range of goods and services, identify current or potential issues or risks and take action to address through personal intervention or escalation

- Contribute to the development, maintenance and effective delivering of Category strategies to support the business

- Provide specialist procurement advice and expertise to meet customer and stakeholder requirements and to ensure compliance with UK regulations -

- Review tenders and related documentation produced by self and team to ensure compliance with UK regulations


- Knowledge of supply chains for IT

- Experience of procurement for complex IT projects, including cloud services.

- Extensive procurement experience, substantial experience in tendering of supplies and services

- Working knowledge of procurement policies, standards, processes and practices

- Relevant data analysis and decision-making

- Knowledge of UK procurement regulations and corporate governance

- Adaptable communication and influencing


- Flexible working - 3 days remote working per week if wanted

- Exceptional pension - 30% employer contribution

- 34 days annual leave

If you meet the requirements and are keen to find out more please apply now with an up to date CV and we will be in touch shortly.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at macildowie.com.

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