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Category Manager

  • Job reference: RLC528
  • Location: Seaham, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Head of
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Job description: Job Title: Category Manager
Locations: Seaham , SR7
Contract Type: Permanent
Work Pattern: Monday-Friday 37 hours per week
Salary: £31,518
Start Date: ASAP
Job role -
To support the Procurement Manager in the effective management of the contracts of the organisation. The Category Manager is responsible for the management of the whole life cycle of contracts from procurement to contract management and review ensuring that the organisation is obtaining value for money in all contracts in addition to compliance with relevant Public Contracts Regulations (PCR2015). The post holder will liaise closely with relevant Service Leads within their specific category and will be responsible for ensuring that advice and guidance is provided. The post holder will provide support to the Senior Category Manager, Procurement Manager, Senior and Executive Managers across the organization to ensure smooth operation of the procurement and contract management function
Key Responsibilities -
*To analyse current contractual provisions of goods and services and make
recommendations to consolidate and/or complete procurements of non-compliant
*To be open to and advise of new ideas and processes which may not have
previously been used and have a positive role in developing relationships between
procurement and other areas of the business
*To develop and complete a full business case for completing procurement exercises, including risk assessment, stakeholder mapping and establishing
business requirements at the initiation stage
*To have an awareness of procurement processes and procedures to ensure that
relevant regulations and legislation is adhered to, for example, Public Contracts
Regulations 2015 (PCR2015)
*To work effectively with relevant service leads and stakeholders to provide support
in specification development, contract management processes including annual
performance reviews and contract variations
Candidate profile -
*Knowledge of PCR2015 regulations and how they impact on the organisation
*Experience of administering contracts
*Able to demonstrate an understanding of relevant laws and regulations, including EU procurement regulations, the Social Value Act and Data transparency.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Ryan at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to