Category Manager

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 38890 - £ 43857 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-250787
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Category Specialist

Category Manager


£ 38,890 - £43,857 per annum


Hybrid/Merged working in Liverpool



We are working with a public sector organisation in Liverpool who are looking to expand their procurement team by three more at the level of Category Manager and are looking for experienced public sector procurement professionals to join their team during this exciting period of growth.


What would you be doing?




  • To support the development and delivery of a strategic sourcing programme for defined category areas. To devise appropriate procurement strategies whilst understanding of organisation spend profiles and the delivery of projects within time constraints and within defined budgets.

  • To provide comprehensive, relevant and high value insight into all procurement and commercial aspects of specific categories. To understand the supply chain, the commercial environment, the nature of demand and the cultural and political forces which influence

  • To lead the development of high value relationships with suppliers to the organisation enabling the them to maximise the value it extracts from its commercial

  • To be pro-active in working with colleagues across the organisation to develop the potential for a stronger local supplier market ensuring that more spend, where appropriate, is directly leveraged into the local economy.

  • To meet customer requirements by delivering value for money, identifying cost savings and other efficiencies including innovative

  • To ensure that internal clients adhere to the Contract Standing Orders and EU procurement

  • To be competent in the use of all technology relevant to the post and to undertake system duties commensurate with the


If you are a qualified, experienced Public Sector Procurement Professional who is looking for a new role and you are interested in the above role, please email to find out more.


To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Hannah Quinn