TPP RECRUITMENT: Category Manager

About the role
A scientific organisation with a clinical purpose and part of one of Europe’s leading providers of laboratory diagnostic services is hiring for a Category Manager based within the business function that offers laboratory facilities, including all equipment, consumables, maintenance services and LIMS. This is a full-time role offering flexible working arrangements from remote to hybrid options.

As the Category Manager, you will deliver a strategic procurement service on an allocated portfolio of sourcing categories, manage suppliers across highest spend service lines, and contribute significantly to the delivery of procurement projects by analysing current and anticipated spend, achieving sustainable value improvements, and delivering measurable continuous improvement from supplier relationships.

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You will meet customer requirements through demonstrating procurement best practice and achieving value for money by actively assessing options and innovation opportunities offered by suppliers, and subsequently driving compliance with category strategies and supplier contracts.

You will have the following skills and experience:

* Proven commercial experience in private sector procurement, preferably with Healthcare or Pathology sector experience
* Understanding of contracts
* Experience of managing data and producing performance analysis.
* Experience of managing communications and relationships across multiple business functions.
* Demonstrable success in dealing with difficult stakeholders
* Track record of conducting successful negotiations.

With the business set to experience significant growth and looking to build the biggest lab in the UK ready for 2024, there will be plenty of opportunities to expand in this role.

If this sounds like the role for you and you would like to join an ambitious organisation setting the standard for the future of pathology, then we would love to hear from you. We are reviewing CVs as and when we are receiving them so if you are keen to apply, then please do so today.

TPP are always keen to speak with candidates looking to work in the sector so if this role isn’t quite right for you, please do check out our website and pop your CV over to us!

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

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