Senior Category Manager - FTC

Yorkshire and the Humber
Band 7
07 Feb 2018
07 Mar 2018
Acute Trust
Job Type
Fixed Term

Harvey Nash Healthcare are supporting a Yorkshire based NHS organisation seeking a Senior Category manager to join their organisation on a fixed term contract for a initial period of 12 months.


The reason for the requirement is due to maternity cover and internal re-shuffles which has resulted in a gap within the organisations structure in the I.T Category.

The role will be accountable to the Head of Corporate Procurement and will be responsible for I.T procurement. The role is a Band 7, fixed term contract and is offering a salary in line with the Band 7 NHS agenda for change banding.

The purpose of the role will include:

  • To take responsibility for negotiating high-value tenders and contracts for goods and services, achieving the most economically advantageous outcomes for the Trust
  • To develop strategies to meet the procurement needs of specialist product/service categories and the Trusts as a whole
  • To operate effective information systems to ensure accessibility of data that adds value to decision making.
  • To achieve savings targets in line with the Trusts formal Savings Plans

Suitable candidates will have experience within:

  • Previous Healthcare (preferably NHS) background and experience
  • I.T Procurement
  • Contract Management
  • Experience of managing a team

Benefits of the role include:

  • 27 Days Holiday plus 8 Bank holidays
  • Flexible working arrangement (allowing worker to manage their working day starting earlier and finishing earlier / later)

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail please contact Kieran Slaney on 0121 717 1910.