Science Category Manager

HR, IT, professional services or science and engineering

Your new company
It is a company that has curiosity in small to large scale of diversity. It works in public, private and voluntary sector. The main aim is to provide early warnings of change as well as management on how to deal with it.

Your new role
You will have proven understanding of supply chain issues and proven ability in purchasing across a variety of operational and capital categories including the end-to-end procure-to-pay (P2P) cycle. You will also have shown development of successful soft skills, particularly in stakeholder engagement. The Category Manager is expected to develop a strong knowledge of the companies procurement processes and policies in order to ensure compliance and develop reports as part of the central Procurement Function. The Category Manager will become a trusted and knowledgeable adviser for a variety of end-users and will also play a proactive role in finding solutions to common issues as well as verbalising opportunities for efficiency and cost savings.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) qualified or willing to work towards it.
  • Purchasing and systems tools experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assimilate information.
  • Strong skills in supplier and customer relationship management.
  • Driving licence (travel and overnight stays are required).
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Self-motivated and results driven with the ability to manage a portfolio of workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work effectively on own or as part of a team the company will offer training and development where appropriate in order to enhance the applicant’s skills and expertise as relevant to the position.

What you'll get in return
The salary for this post is £28,000 paying up to £30,000 depending on experience. In addition 30 days’ annual leave and 10? days’ public and privilege holiday per annul.

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Job Type
£25000 to £30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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