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Category Manager

£44000 - £47600 per annum
Dumfries & Galloway

Job description

Morgan Hunt is supporting a well known Public Sector organisation recruit a Category Manager within their Construction category.

The role:

  • Contribute to leadership, vision and strategic direction for procurement to areas assigned
  • Liaise and work with a range of contacts and partners
  • Provide advice and guidance on the operation of established internal policies and procedures in relation to procurement
  • Develop and implement contract strategies for high value /high risk commodities which will deliver maximum value for money
  • Able to write both contract strategy documents and contract authorisation reports in a clear, consistent and concise manner
  • Understand external market conditions and apply these to procurement exercises to ensure best value is achieved by the tender process
  • Ensure support at user intelligence groups for centres of expertise and other collaborative procurement activities
  • Meet savings targets
  • Develop stakeholder management to ensure that internal customers are met with regularly and customer's requirements are being met

The requirements:

  • Previous experience in a Public Sector Procurement role
  • Construction category preferred, although other categories will be considered
  • Experience of delivering Procurement activity and strategy
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders


  • 6 weeks holiday entitlement 7 public holidays
  • Hybrid working - min of 1 week in the office required
  • Local Gov pension scheme

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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