My client is based out in Chelmsford, within Public Sector and Government, they have a well established procurement function and are looking to recruit top talent in the local area who have knowledge around a range of indirect services.
As the category manager, you will be responsible for the success of the category you're specialising in within indirect services, this could be either within Professional Services/Facilities/IT. The spend of these categories will range from anywhere between 5 - 25 million, the category manager will have sole responsibility around this spend.
The successful candidate would have good knowledge in a range of different indirect services, a willingness to study CIPS or currently studying would be desireable.
A candidate who is keen on progression will see a lot of scope to progress in the role, where over time they might be assigned more responsibilities and spend to look after.
Previous public sector experience is desirable however is not required to be successful in this role.
A competitive salary
Flexible working hours