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Category Manager - Public Sector

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with one of the largest Public Sector organisations in NI for a Category Manager to join their team for at least 12 months.


This role offers a salary of up to £45k per annum depending on experience plus excellent holiday allowance.

The Ideal Person

  • Hold a Bachelor's Degree (UK Qualification and Credit Framework Level 6) or an equivalent or higher qualification and have two years' experience working in Procurement


  • have five years' experience working in Procurement


  • Have two years' experience in the management or supervision of staff
  • Have three years' experience of managing the full procurement and contract management lifecycle
  • Knowledge of the PCR (2015), NIPPP and PGNs


The Category Manager will assist the Senior Category Manager and the Head of Procurement to ensure the successful implementation and delivery of a compliant, consistent and professional procurement service. The Category Manager will be responsible for the effective delivery of fit for purpose contracts that maximise value throughout the commercial lifecycle of contracts. They will assist the Senior Category Manager in developing and implementing category management strategies to achieve the aims and objectives of the organisation, delivering value for money and supply chain improvement, embedding efficient and effective procurement processes that ensure procurement compliance and provide a customer focused Commercial and Procurement Service whilst providing professional procurement advice and support in line with the PCR (2015), Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP) and Procurement Guidance Notes (PGNs).

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Procurement job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Adam Stinson in the strictest confidence.