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Job Title

Head of Category Medical

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorOther
Salary£55,000 to £68,000 per annum
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted19 June 2017

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Category Medical Devices to lead a team buyers, managing a spend of across medical devices and some indirect procurement services.

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a career within a blue chip organisation. The business are a leading medical healthcare supplier and this critical position will be based from their West Yorkshire site. This Head of Category Procurement role will suite a procurement professional who is able to create and develop a strategic procurement function from a greenfield site.

Duties to Include
  • Develop the sourcing strategy and help support growth plans within the business. Managing a spend across pharmaceutical products, medical devices and some indirect procurement services.
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
  • Manage a team of 4 buyers.
  • Developing key supplier relationships, negotiating on major contracts and driving efficiency.
  • Identifying opportunities to bring new cost savings.
  • Maintain and develop key internal relationships.
  • Working in a fast paced environment, with a diverse portfolio of products.
  • Managing risk, ensuring quality and enabling a collaborative environment.
  • Develop and implement fixed contracts and Service level agreements with key vendors and contractors, ensure review processes and KPI's are in place.

Skills Experience Required
  • Proven track record of procurement within medical, pharmaceutical or similar industries
  • More than 5 years' management experience of procurement.
  • Significant experience of contract and tender management
  • Experience of leading and managing complex projects
  • Experience in developing and implementing policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the principals and precedents of contract law and OJEU frameworks
  • Strong time management, planning and prioritising skills
  • Ideally MCIPS qualified or equivalent

If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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