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Corporate Category Manager
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4454
  • Published: Thu 16/09/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/09/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £37890 to £45859 per annum (Grade K)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, Berkshire

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Corporate Category Manager

The Commissioning & Procurement Team have a vacancy for a Corporate Category Manager, working as part of a busy team within the Resources Directorate.

Procurement at West Berkshire Council is high profile and you will work alongside colleagues across the organisation through to the Executive & Elected Members – a great opportunity to develop a career in public sector procurement.

Reporting to the Service Manager, Commissioning, Procurement & Placements; the post holder will take a lead role in the delivery of a range of corporate procurement initiatives, supporting the implementation of Category Management in the Council.

Excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to make a positive impact are crucial for this role, along with a keen analytical mind-set and working knowledge of public sector procurement regulations.

The role will be supported with a full training package to support your career development.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.

Please contact Robert Bradfield, Service Manager, Commissioning, Procurement & Placements, on 01635 519925 for an informal chat about this role.