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Category Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
30/01/2018
Advert End Date:
28/02/2018 12:00
Salary:
Grade 8-9 (SCP 37-47) £32,486 - £41,966
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
171606
Employment Location:
Civic Centre
Post Number:
50002502

Job details 

Closing date:
28 Feb


Further information

Sunderland City Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced procurement professional to join our Corporate Procurement team as a Category Manager to provide a professional, customer-focused service within a Category Management Framework.

It is planned that the post holder will predominately focus on the Construction/Works category and will lead procurement activity in this major spend area. However, the post holder must work flexibly across the Work Programme and may be required to work across other categories.

The post holder will develop and implement procurement scoping strategies to determine the optimum route to market for a diverse range of contract opportunities within agreed resources and timescales.

A key outcome is to achieve best value and cost effectiveness, via innovative approaches with an emphasis on minimising costs and commercial risk whilst achieving cash releasing savings without impacting on quality.

The Salary range is £32,486 - £36,379 / £38,237- £41,966 (progression rules apply)

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Glenda Malone, Assistant Head of Procurement at Sunderland City Council on 0191 561 1774 or glenda.malone@sunderland.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, 28 February 2018

Interviews will be held across Thursday 8th March 2018 and Friday 9th March 2018.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

External applicants

As part of the application process for this post you are required to complete an online assessment which should take approximately 25 minutes to complete. To do so you must click the link below & follow the instructions which appear on screen to begin. Link to the online assessment:
http://myassessment.ondemand.shl.com/ID.aspx?ID=_WDwHqkTd0WTmiZc263a_g
Completion of this assessment is a compulsory aspect of the recruitment and selection process for this post and applications submitted without a completed online assessment will not be considered. If you need help using a PC or experience any technical difficulties please call us on 0191 561 1763.

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