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Strategic Category Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/05/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/05/2018 23:59
Salary:
£38,052 to £41,846 (Grade 13)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
175115
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
RES496

Job details 

Closing date:
23 May


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Council are seeking to recruit a Strategic Category Manager as part of an award winning and proactive procurement team of 23 employees.

The Council is the largest in the North East and the seventh largest by population and as well as winning the Cabinet Office first ever award for social value leadership for an organisation, the annual spend is approximately £450 million on goods, works and services.

This strategic role is one of four Strategic Category Managers (all have line management responsibility of 4 or 5 officers) who report to a Procurement Manager who in turn reports to the Chief Procurement Officer.

This generic role contains responsibilities for strategic category management leadership and procurement project delivery, as well as development and implementation of procurement strategy, commercial opportunities, policies, systems, processes, training, advice, spend analysis, and work programmes to achieve an efficient e-enabled single way of working.

Candidates should be fully MCIPS qualified (Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply Level 6) or part qualified with a firm commitment to achieve full MCIPS within a mutually agreed timescale. A degree or degree level qualification in an appropriate subject may also be considered to be acceptable.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact either Darren Knowd – Chief Procurement Officer on 03000265416 or email, darren.knowd@durham.gov.uk or Peter Shuttleworth – Procurement Manager on 03000265418 or email, peter.shuttleworth@durham.gov.uk

Interviews will be held on Friday 8th June 2018.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267247 or email hrresources@durham.gov.uk.

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