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Job Title:
Category Manager
The category manager social care is a new position formed as part of the agreement between local councils and a major global company, the post holder will have dual accountability, both to the Chief Procurement Officer and to the Group Manager Community Directorate. The role is designed to deliver continuous benefits to the council from third party social care spending through the delivery of the category management plan, responsibility for day to day procurement activities including appropriate supplier engagement and the provision of a high standard of customer service to user functions. The role is supports the co-ordination and implementation of all Community Directorate commissioning even if not included in the category management process.
The category manager will act as the focal point for the Category Management Plan and will ensure value for money and the effective management of spend by Service Managers. Key responsibilities will be as follows;
1. Commercial support to the Community Directorate
2. Leadership, Communications and People Management
3. Conversion of commissioning plans into affordable and effective service plans for social care, housing support, prevention and other relevant services for vulnerable adults and children and young people.
4. Supplier Engagement and Relationship Management
Salary up tro 60K + Bonus + relocation.
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