Category Manager – Place

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MGB £60,510-£62,178 per annum
Merton, London (Greater)

As Procurement at Merton continues to evolve. we are looking for a skilled, commercially motivated Category Manager to help us achieve significant savings and cost efficiencies. The role will be pivotal in driving forward and challenging the Council’s approach to Category Management and its Make or Buy agenda. The role will also be integral in assisting the Council deliver its strategic priorities and its Medium-Term Financial Strategy (MTFS), in line with the changes being brought about by the new Public Procurement Act.

As one of two commercial strategic leads, you will bring commercial and procurement expertise and acumen to senior level business planning and decision-making. It is essential that the post holder fosters strong and effective working relationships with the directorates, including the Corporate Management Team (CMT) and Members. The post holder will influence, advise and constructively challenge to achieve best possible outcomes for our residents through the Council’s considerable external spend. As the commercial and procurement specialist on Departmental Procurement Boards, post holders will participate in decision-making, driving efficiency and forward planning across the Council.

 Additional Information

We are and excellent and fair employer that celebrates and values diversity. A place where you can be your best self at work, where you are listened to and supported to flourish and develop your career.

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This role expires 16/06/2024.
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