Category Manager

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary: £28,762 to £33,314 per annum (Grade 5)
01 Dec 2022
01 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Number: 14948BR

Category Manager

Cardiff University’s procurement Department is recruiting a Category Manager to lead on the procurement (tendering) of goods/works/or services as allocated to achieve the Universities strategic priorities.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a commercially focused category management strategy aimed at ensuring continuity of supply, delivers value for money, influences to the wider impact of procurement on the Welsh economy and sustainability and manages commercial and legislative risk relating to Procurement. 

Reporting to a Senior Category Manager you will be responsible for undertaking specific procurement projects and advising colleagues across the University on the tendering and procurement approach across a category area of spend.

You will understand the local and organisational business environment and deliver procurement solutions that provide optimal value and outcomes for the University whilst meeting our regulatory obligations.

The post is full time (35 hours per week) and open ended.

Salary: £28,762 to £33,314 per annum (Grade 5)

Cardiff University offers many excellent benefits, including 37 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pro rata for part time staff, local pension scheme, blended working (meaning you will be able to work from home for some of your time), a cycle to work scheme and other travel initiatives, annual increments up the pay scale, and more. It is an exciting and vibrant place to work, with many different challenges and is a proud Living Wage supporter.

Date advert posted: Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Closing date: Tuesday, 3 January 2023

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.


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