Our client, the UK’s leading and fastest growing medical support and services company, are looking for a Category Manager to join their Consumable Managed Service (CMS) department. The role is based at the head office near Reading and may require some travel to other UK sites as and when necessary to support Procurement colleagues and operations staff.
Working in partnership with their clients, the firm aims to set the standard for operational support undertaken at these medical facilities.
A position has become available within the CMS Procurement department for a Category Manager paying up to 25k pa. The role is an entry-level position in this Procurement team and would be suited to an individual who is seeking to develop and gain further insight into the work undertaken through a dedicated Procurement function.
The initial focus will be to support project activities to ensure in-year value-add initiatives are achieved on schedule, with procurement savings delivered through the business unit.
- Additionally, support and deliver a robust procurement service for the Business and contribute significantly to the delivery of procurement projects within the UK market, sustainable cost improvements, and the provision of a wide range of associated benefits.
- Meet stakeholder requirements, through Procurement best practise, demonstrating value for money, including compliance with category priorities and contracts, and by actively improving the strategic development of supplier and contract management.
- Improve the Procurement function by analysing current spend in specific categories, to advance the development of tactical procurement, enabling the delivery of sustainable cost efficiencies and savings.
The role will require excellent analytical, influencing, negotiation and project management skills, in addition to your ability to deliver incremental value from existing suppliers (external) and processes (internal).
A great opportunity to join a growing organisation offering progression and development.