Interim Category Manager

Closing date:  3 February 2023 - 12:00 am

Salary:  £380 per day

Client:  Local Authority

The role will focus mainly on the procurement of repairs and maintenance contracts, providing holistic support to the DLO – Building Maintenance in respect of their procurements and commissioning, supplier relations, contract management, and through to contributing to quality assurance and service planning.

You will also contribute to commercial strategies, governance systems and procurement best practice through both strategic and operational activities, and will promote the benefits of procurement, demonstrating to managers and heads of service how effective procurement can improve service provision and add value to the Council tenants and leaseholders. A significant part of this role will be to work with Category Lead – construction and environment to lead or contribute to the DLO – Building Maintenance development in the following areas:

  • Enhance construction procurement support to the DLO – Building Maintenance.
  • Provision of procurement support in the development of the DLO – Building Maintenance and oversee strategy and its implementation including procurement of essential contracts identified as part of the delivery of the strategy.
  • Oversee contracts negotiations and the contract management for major works and services procured by the DLO – Building Maintenance.

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