Category Manager

Hays CB
11 Jan 2021
11 Feb 2021
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
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 Category Manager is one of three new roles created to support our ambitions and deliver transformational change for the business.

Your new role

As a Category Manager at Scape, you will proactively manage the compliance and performance of the framework partners in Scotland, driving their adherence to procedures and achievement of performance targets and framework volumes. You will be overseeing and supporting their active and developing project and services pipelines across all sectors to maximise financial returns and outcomes for communities .It will be your responsibility to complement the role of the Relationship Manager in Scotland, by supporting the management of relationships with new and existing 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 of framework management as well as management of multi-million-pound projects. It is essential that you have a working knowledge of NEC commercial construction contracts and a good understanding of performance measures as a tool to drive improvements. You will have previous experience of influencing key decision makers, managing customer expectations to a high standard and will ideally have knowledge of the Scottish market.

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

We 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