SE1, London
£55,000 - £63,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Category Manager
Full-time, 34.5 hours per week
Up to £57,000 per annum 
Dual London/Home

Are you passionate about delivering great procurement outcomes?  Are you a procurement leader who can influence at all levels, as a champion for procurement best practice? Do you want to use your skills and expertise to really make a difference and help support people living with cancer?

As a newly created role, will take the lead in developing and implementing an effective category management strategy across all areas of Macmillan's operational spend. You will be involved in a range of varied and complex projects, presenting opportunities to influence, build relationships and set the agenda for Macmillan’s approach to category management.

You will build strong working relationships with contract owners and stakeholders, providing expert advice and support to ensure that Macmillan adopts best practice. You will partner with the organisation to manage changes and deliver results by engaging with the leadership team, Macmillan’s PMO and the procurement and investment board, with support from your team and the Head of Procurement and Category Management.

About you
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Category Management and Procurement professional to gain valuable experience and insight into the complex purchasing world for one of the UK’s leading charities. You will have a proven background in implementing and managing successful category management, managing large and complex tenders, with experience of the full procurement life cycle. You can demonstrate excellent leadership, influencing and relationship building skills, working closely with stakeholders and suppliers to navigate processes and set the agenda for ways of working to deliver quality services.

About us
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest and most loved charities in the UK. We support millions of people living with cancer in the UK live life as fully as they can by providing emotional, practical and financial support.

We commit to actively developing you in your career. You will also be eligible for several benefits which include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, and interest free loans for season tickets and gym membership.


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Macmillan HR Team if you require support.

More about Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support

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Refreshed on: 10 December 2020
Closed date: 01 February 2021
Job ref: 8083
Tags: Finance, Legal

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