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Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the role of Cross Category Manager will be focused on supporting cross category teams with the delivery of specific procurement projects and act as a key strategic adviser on complex procurement matters whilst managing high value procurement projects and deal with bespoke special procurement projects.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

To work alongside Category Managers taking complete ownership of delivery of key high profile projects which will alleviate resource pressures within the category team and help the team to continue to add value across their existing portfolio of projects and procurement strategy responsibilities.

To provide excellent strategic procurement advice to the relevant Department, acting in business partnership as a member of its extended leadership team.

To provide quality advice and guidance to internal customers on all aspects of the procurement process, supported by expert technical knowledge including relevant legislation and best practice.

To apply the tools and techniques of strategic sourcing to achieve business outcomes through sound market analysis, commercial acumen and strategy formulation, resulting in improved quality of services and/or financial savings – and, in all cases, value for money.

To work closely with stakeholders to ensure procurement activity meets business needs, while providing objective advice and guidance, for instance in tender evaluation and moderation.

To manage the end-to-end procurement process for high value, complex and/or high risk projects.

To lead complex projects, managing multi-disciplined teams to achieve a common outcome and to provide guidance and supervision to Procurement Officers assigned to support projects

The successful candidate will need to have a background in public sector procurement and have worked across a range of categories. This is a permanent role paying £58,000 with 2 to 3 days in the office each week.

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