Category Manager - Generalist
East of England
£300 - £325 per day
An MCIPS qualified Category Manager with experience of working across Local Authorities and procuring for a broad range of indirect categories that includes ICT, Highways & Streetlighting and Waste.
The candidate has operated in both a strategic and operational capacity, they are a skilled contract and commercial negotiator with experience of running multi-million pound public sector contracts. Strategy Development and Implementation, ensuring suppliers remain engaged and requirements are achieved. The candidate has also delivered a range of competitive dialogues.
• Full control of a £20m p.a. Highways and Street Lighting Term Maintenance and Major Scheme for a large London Borough offering a 10% saving p.a over the 8 year contract.
• Took full responsibility of £420m contract for Waste Management Services under a formal OJEU Competitive Dialogue procedure, this process included the TUPE of 300 staff and offered cash savings of £1.6m p.a.
In person the candidate presented themselves well, they gave clear and relevant examples of previous work they have undertaken. They are immediately available for their next assignment and will consider roles nationally.