Procurement & Category Manager

Enfield (London Borough), London (Greater)
up to £61,497
29 Jul 2021
27 Aug 2021
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Here at Enfield Council, our mission is to create a “lifetime of opportunity for our residents”. We are an ambitious Council, serving a population of over 350,000 people and this is reflected in our Council plan to deliver better and more efficient services to all who live, work, study and visit our borough.

As Procurement & Category Manager, you’ll work with the other Category Mangers to ensure that there is a ‘cross Council’ approach to Procurement Services, and with the Head of Policy and Contract Development to ensure that working practices across the Procurement Service are in alignment, and deliver to Procurement Strategies. This is exciting time to join as new ways of working are established providing a platform to significantly impact on category management delivery.

Reporting into the Head of Procurement Services,  you’ll advise and support delivery of the Council's procurement strategies and policies; including the Contract Procedure Rules, Sustainable and Ethical Procurement Strategy and other procurement policies. The range of categories is diverse and vast in a council with £400m spend and over 8,000 third party suppliers.

If you are seeking a new challenge and want to bring your dynamism and energy to an ambitious and forward thinking organisation, we will want to hear from you. It’s important that you have the CIPs qualification working to MCIPS and have relevant experience in complex category management at scale.

To find out more, please contact our retained consultant at Penna: Aaron Thomas on for a confidential conversation.

For further information and to apply please click the 'Apply Now' button.  

Closing Date: Friday 27th August 2021

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