Real Estate & Property

Category Manager – Estates and Property

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1 Year Fixed term contract with option of becoming a permanent role
Flexible working and generous benefits package
About Our Client

The client is a housing association who have been involved in building and maintaining homes for rent or for sale across London and the South of England for over half a century.

Job Description
Support senior category managers in delivering strategy for wider category, as well as taking ownership of various subcategories, including tendering and managing framework agreements
Liaise with stakeholders to understand requirements and manage expectations and needs in line with procurement objectives
Undertake category and subcategory activities as directed by line management
Communicate with contract management team to ensure consistent and compliant behaviour regarding contract management
Supervise successful contract implementations and attend contract review meetings to support contract management team in ensuring supplier requirements and performance are being delivered in accordance with SLAs and KPIs
Follow up with contract management colleagues on actions resulting from performance review meetings
Maintain and further develop customer and supplier relationships under best practice contract management model
Effective coordination of category activity to ensure delivery of overall team objectives
Support management of and report on supplier performance
Identification of continuous improvement opportunities and taking appropriate action
Support ongoing commercial and risk management
Support business as usual activities of team
The Successful Applicant
Excellent working knowledge of JCT and NEC3 contracts
Experienced in creating and delivering category strategy
Knowledge and experience of running projects via PCR 2015 and OJEU framework
CIPS qualified/desire to study CIPS
Experienced in performance monitoring and reporting on policy, project or SLA requirements
Excellent communication skills
Good IT knowledge of current category platforms as well as MS Office
Experienced project manager
Experience of pre and post commercial administration of contracts and managing supplier performance
What’s on Offer
Opportunity for contract to be extended to a permanent position
Competitive salary
Flexibility regarding working from home
Be part of a growing procurement team and work on projects from the start
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Employment Type Permanent

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