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Senior Category Manager

  • Location:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Customer Service

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  • Salary:

    £40719 - £44787 per annum

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

We are looking to fill two key civilian roles with South Yorkshire police, based in Sheffield or the surrounding region.

Senior Category Managers (South Yorkshire Police)

As part of a national review of police procurement, SYP have recently taken a Commercial Lead role for the procurement and commercial activity associated with the National Fleet Services category.

This has provided us with the ability to offer an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced professional to join us as a Senior Category Manager in the delivery of the national category strategy. We are looking for an individual who has achieved the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Level 6 Graduate Diploma.

The successful candidate will be a well-established, experienced professional with a full understanding of public sector procurement with the ability to manage complex collaborative procurement exercises, manage a wide stakeholder group and have a track record of delivering savings and other efficiency's through a variety of commercial activities.

Skills & Experience:
*Relevant experience of managing all aspects of high value category management and delivery of quantifiable procurement efficiency's.
*Experience of mentoring or managing staff.
*Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Graduate Diploma (Level 6) and full corporate membership (MCIPS).
*Excellent interpretation of Procurement legislation.

We offer generous entitlements and supportive polices to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:
*Generous annual leave allowance
*Flexible and agile working
*Generous 'family' leave
*Access to a range of occupational health facilities
*Generous pension scheme
*Employee assistance service ( accessible 24/7)

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Band G - £40, 719 - £44, 787

Hours: 37 Hours per Week


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement check-able history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity. A minimum check-able history of 3 years has been identified for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

All tattoos and piercings must be in line with South Yorkshire Police's Appearance and Standards policy. Tattoos visible on your face, neck, hands or head are not permitted. Any tattoos which could be deemed inappropriate or cause offence will also not be accepted. If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.


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