Senior Category Manager - Estates

Recruiter
Royal Holloway, University of London
Location
Surrey
Salary
41458.00 GBP Annual
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Category
Education
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Procurement department plays an important role in supporting the College in procuring a diverse range of goods, services and works which are critical to the successful operation of the College.

We are looking to expand in order to ensure our procurement arrangements reflect the College strategy by embedding a category managed approach and delivering value for money through high quality arrangements.

As a senior member of the team you will be responsible for the development and management of Estates and Capital spend in both a strategic and operational nature.

You will be the Procurement lead for Estates & Capital, develop and manage supplier relationships to ensure value for money is achieved and provide technical expertise in advising, guiding and executing procurement processes, including both EU and non EU tenders.

A key element of the role will be the implementation and continuous improvement of the College's new category management approach.

You will have previous experience of working within or alongside the estate/construction category in a procurement role and knowledge of completing and executing various forms of Building Contracts (NEC/JCT).

You will have strong communication skills and experience in building relationships at senior levels, as well as a good understanding of procurement best practice.

The successful applicant will be MCIPS or have equivalent experience.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. This is a full time, permanent post is based in Egham, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

Please quote the reference: 0917-385

Closing Date: Midnight, 17 October 2017

Interview Date: 26 October 2017