Senior Category Manager - #969088

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Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Belfast
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
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Senior Category Manager <\/b><\/p>

Role Description<\/b><\/p>


This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to join an award-winning procurement


team responsible for £180m of contracts annually.<\/span><\/p>

NI Water provides water and wastewater services for all of Northern Ireland. As a member


of the Procurement Team you can make a real difference to your community by supporting <\/span>
these vital services.<\/span><\/p>

The Senior Category Manager will be a key member of a highly effective management team.


You will possess leadership, influence, business sense and sourcing expertise to support <\/span>
your procurement categories. You'll take full ownership of your category plans and sourcing <\/span>
strategies to directly support top management decisions and deliver on the bottom line.<\/span><\/p>

If you have an eye for detail, enjoy working with people and want to see the difference you


can make at work apply now to take your next step as a procurement leader.<\/span><\/p>

There is one role available with responsibility for the Networks Maintenance, Waste


Management and Leakage categories.<\/span><\/p>

Please refer to the Candidate Brief below for further details of role responsibilities.<\/b><\/p>


Candidates MUST be able to demonstrate in their application and where necessary at interview that they meet the following, essential criteria:<\/b><\/p>


ESSENTIAL CRITERIA<\/b><\/p>


1. A 3rd level qualification (HNC, HND or Degree) and at least of 3 years\u2019 experience of


working on tenders (exceeding £350k) to a successful outcome to include <\/span>
specification development, negotiation and bid evaluation.<\/span><\/p>

Or<\/p>


2. at least of 5 years\u2019 experience of working on complex tenders (exceeding £1m) to a <\/span>
successful outcome to include specification development, negotiation and bid <\/span>
evaluation.<\/span><\/p>

And<\/p>


3. Membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or


commitment to work towards achieving this within 3 years of being in post.<\/span><\/p>

4. A minimum of 2 years\u2019 experience of line management, including staff development,


objective setting and performance reviews.<\/span><\/p>

5. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and


proven experience of interpreting and presenting data to making informed <\/span>
decisions.<\/span><\/p>

6. Be able to demonstrate effective stakeholder management at a senior level.<\/p>


What is on Offer<\/b><\/p>


Salary<\/b><\/p>


This role offers a competitive


remuneration package with a salary scale of <\/span>
£39,740 to £48,570 per annum<\/span><\/p>

The starting salary will normally be at the first


point of the scale. <\/span><\/p>

Location<\/b><\/p>


Westland, 40 Old Westland Road, Belfast, BT14 6TE.<\/p>


What we Offer<\/b><\/p>


  • Generous annual leave and public\/privilege holidays<\/li>

  • Flexible working and family friendly policies<\/li>

  • Hybrid Working (applicable to some of our roles after three months following onboarding and training)<\/li>

  • Occupational sick pay<\/li>

  • Employee assistance programmes<\/li>

  • Cycle to work scheme<\/li>

  • One of the largest corporate volunteering schemes in NI<\/li>

  • Award winning health and wellbeing programme which focuses on supporting four key area of employee health; Physical, Mental, Social and Financial<\/li><\/ul>

    How to Apply<\/b><\/p>


    To submit your application, please click APPLY NOW.<\/b><\/p>


    For additional information about the role please download a Candidate Brief from the Additional Documents section below.<\/b><\/p>


    Closing date for submission of Applications:<\/b> Monday 19th February 2024 at 10am.<\/p>


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