Head of Category Management

Hays CB
£competitive + benefits
11 Jan 2021
11 Feb 2021
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
Scape Group is a public sector organisation, dedicated to the creation of efficiency and stimulation of local economic growth and social value via the built environment. Innovation for our clients and collaboration with the construction industry and our supply chain are at the heart of what we do. Scape works with over 30 national and regional delivery partners, providing over £13bn of frameworks to the public sector.

The Head of Category Management is one of three new roles created to support our ambitions and deliver transformational change for the business.

Your new role
As the Head of Category Management, you will lead and develop the national and regional frameworks for Scape. Working with the senior management team you will seek to drive further collaboration, efficiency and innovation in the category management operations ensuring the best positioning and performance for Scape Procure across the UK. You will also seek to drive transformational and digital change . You will ensure that Scape receive a great performance from the delivery partners adding value to the projects delivered to our clients.

What you'll need to succeed
A strong commercial acumen is essential for the role ideally combined with a background in a construction related environment. You will have experience in managing supply chain relationships as well as management of multi-million-pound projects. You will have proven experience of delivering transformational change and implementing digital change and new tools to drive improvements in service delivery for clients. You will ideally be chartered or the equivalent within a construction or procurement discipline.

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive package which includes a car allowance, private medical insurance for you and your family and membership of Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • 25 days’ annual leave, in addition to 8 days’ statutory bank holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working hours and policies to support your work/life balance

Scape provide an inclusive and engaging work environment with Scape Group being recognised in the Top 100 Best Not-for-profit Companies to work for by the Sunday Times Best Companies List for 2020. We support, challenge, and continually develop our individuals to make a significant impact and contribution.

What you need to do now
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