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Category Manager

Butler Ross Recruitment
£48,000 - £50,000 per annum + Pension
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain, Category management
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

  • Location: Winchester

  • Sector:Procurement

  • Job type:Permanent

  • Salary:£48000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension

  • Contact:Elizabeth Hitchings

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An exciting opportunity for a Category Manager to join a well-known public sector organisation based in Winchester, with a salary up to £50,000! The Category Manager will be joining the Strategic Procurement Team to support across a range of categories within the organisation. Candidates will have previous experience in procurement and purchasing at Procurement manager or Category manager level and be keen to develop themselves in their career!

Responsibilities of the Category Manager

  • Plan, drive and deliver collaboration and effective stakeholder management
  • Embed and apply a best practice commercial approach to external and in-house spend
  • Providing support across the Procurement lifecycle in order to deliver value for money outcomes
  • Lead key initiatives and tender exercises for services and deliver transformational savings through a commercial best practice approach
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to clients
  • Coach and advise team members through the complexities of public sector procurement

The ideal Category Manager will have:

  • Experience of public sector procurement and Public Contract Regulations 2015
  • Procurement experience across a range of categories
  • Experience in managing high value and more complex tenders


Up to £50,000 + pension + hybrid working.

This role will be ideal for you if you have previous experience within procurement or purchasing as a Purchasing Manager, Senior Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager or Category Manager.


Butler Ross are the Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment specialists. We provide both permanent and interim recruitment solutions throughout the UK from entry level through to Head of positions. With over 60 years combined experience recruiting procurement and supply chain professionals, we are true experts in this niche recruitment specialism. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and we endeavour to provide all our customers with the outstanding recruitment service they require and expect.

We were launched with the philosophy of providing a collaborative and consultative approach to recruitment. With a team of expert consultants, recruiting across the UK, we have established a reputation within the procurement & supply chain recruitment market place for providing a high quality service by listening closely to our customers needs and requirements .

Our Mission is to provide outstanding recruitment solutions improving the experience for both our candidates and clients. We place a lot of emphasis on our core values of Integrity, Expertise, Innovation, Pride, Professionalism, Collaboration and Passion. They are the foundations of what we stand for, how we interact, how we work and our culture.

Each of our expert consultants has a specific sector and geographical focus which allows us to build very targeted networks that align to our customers requirements. As such we have the insight and expertise to provide information on industry trends, skills analysis, salary benchmarking, remuneration packages and candidate availability.

Whether you need to source an experienced procurement & chain professional, are looking for your next career move, or simply require some advice on the procurement & supply chain recruitment landscape. The team at Butler Ross would love to hear from you.

Call: 01962 896939



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