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Category Manager- Procurement

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    Procurement & Supply Chain

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    Up to £57 per hour

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    Eszter Katona

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    6 days ago

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Category Manager- Procurement- Liverpool

1. To support the Procurement Manager in the development and implementation of the Council's procurement strategy, this will involve working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the strategy is understood and that effective support for the strategy is achieved.

2. Delivery of efficiency savings for the Council by adopting a strategic category management approach to procurement, and working closely with service areas to control and manage expenditure.

3. Responsibility for the evaluation, review and amendment of corporate procurement procedure including Contract Standing Orders and procurement guidance and training material

4. Designing, developing, implementing and refining procurement and supply policies and strategies that result in improved value for money for the Council.

5. Responsibility for developing the category management policy and strategy

6. Responsibility for the review of current service provision, and the direct implementation of service and process improvements to deliver customer focussed, high quality services, and to achieve any required operational efficiencies.

7. Leading the creation, implementation, and management of a portfolio of contracts within a specified expenditure category, to ensure that plans and processes are in place to meet the needs of the authority and its partners (where appropriate).

8.To develop and implement project plans for the implementation of the Council's corporate procurement policy and strategy, within the category of expenditure managed, including the development and maintenance of performance management information. This will include working with other functions within the Council to develop effective procurement policies and strategies.

9.To take an overview of the Council's procurement requirements and anticipate, plan and prioritise resources to support procurement activity.