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Category Manager

Residential property and housing group with a social presence, building new homes, managing existing homes and supporting local communities. Managing 38,000+ homes and developing thousands more in the coming future, based in London


As the Category Manager, you will be working closely with internal stakeholders to understand their requirements, mapping these to the Procurement objectives and TOM (Target Operating Model)
Liaise with wider Contract Management Team colleagues to ensure consistency and approach to contract management is maintained under agreed framework model
Attend scheduled contract review meetings with the wider Contract Management Team colleagues to support them in ensuring that supplier requirements and performance are being delivered against the agreed SLA's and KPI's
Following up with the Contract Management Team colleagues on actions resulting from performance review meetings
To develop/maintain appropriate supplier and customer relationships in line with agreed strategy for a specific category or sub-category under best practice contract management model
Effective coordination of Category Management activity to ensure delivery of overall team objectives, including monitoring activities within ECM (Enterprise Contract Management portal in D365)
Support the management of and report on supplier performance, taking corrective actions where necessary
Identification of Continuous Improvement opportunities within the Category and Contract Management
Support the on-going performance; commercial and risk management of the portfolio suppliers
As the Category Manager you will alo be carrying out category and sub-category support activities as directed by line management
Supporting the Business as usual (BAU) activities of the team.


Experience of creating category strategies and making recommendations

Knowledge running sourcing projects via Public Contract Regulations 2015

Excellent communication skills to enable the development relationships both internally and externally

Experience of pre and post commercial administration of contracts and managing supplier performance

Must be influential, Engaging and Resilient

Job Offer

A great opportunity to begin a generalist procurement role

Assist in end to end procurement processes

Development and Growth - procurement team expanding


Health care

Soft benefits

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
£40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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