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Senior Procurement Category Manager

Senior Procurement Category Manager

About the role
A scientific organisation with a clinical purpose and part of one of Europe's leading providers of laboratory diagnostic services is hiring for a Senior Procurement Category Manager based within the business function that offers laboratory facilities, including all equipment, consumables, maintenance services and LIMS. This is a full-time role offering flexible working arrangements from remote to hybrid options.

As the Senior Procurement Category Manager, you will deliver a strategic procurement service on an allocated portfolio of sourcing categories, manage suppliers across highest spend service lines, and contribute significantly to the delivery of procurement projects within key markets, ensuring contract compliance, sustainable cost improvements, value for money, and the delivery of a wide range of associated benefits.

You will also support the Head of Procurement by analysing current spend in specific categories to support the development of procurement strategies to enable the delivery of sustainable cost efficiencies and savings.

You will have the following skills and experience:

* Experience in a category management role in the private sector, preferably with Healthcare or Pathology sector experience
* Experience of analysing complex data and developing objective recommendations.
* Experience of managing communications across multiple business functions and stakeholders.
* Track record of conducting successful negotiations.
* Strong project management experience.
* Proven people management and team leadership capabilities.
* Degree or equivalent

With the business set to experience significant growth and looking to build the biggest lab in the UK ready for 2024, there will be plenty of opportunities to expand in this role.

If this sounds like the role for you and you would like to join an ambitious organisation setting the standard for the future of pathology, then we would love to hear from you. We are reviewing CVs as and when we are receiving them so if you are keen to apply, then please do so today.

TPP are always keen to speak with candidates looking to work in the sector so if this role isn't quite right for you, please do check out our website www.tpp.co.uk and pop your CV over to us!

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.