Service Care Solutions Ltd

Category Manager

A Local Authority based in North London is currently recruiting for a Category Manager to join their Corporate Property & Construction Services team as soon as possible.


This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will have Construction Procurement experience, ideally for/on behalf of a Local Authority or Public Sector Client.


The purpose of the role is to to provide organisational leadership and to influence practice in the Corporate Property Services area of the Council and will mainly provide construction related procurement support and managing of major works, minor works.

repairs and maintenance procurement's in this area.


The role will report to Category Lead - construction and environment but will also have dotted reporting line to the Head of DLO - Building Maintenance and will focus mainly on the procurement of repairs and maintenance contracts, providing holistic support to the DLO - Building Maintenance In respect of their procurement's and commissioning, supplier relations, contract management, and through to contributing to quality assurance and service planning.


The post holder will contribute to commercial strategies, governance systems and procurement best practice through both strategic and operational activities, and will promote the benefits of procurement, demonstrating to managers and heads of service how effective procurement can improve service provision and add value to the Council tenants and leaseholders.


A significant part of this role will be to work with Category Lead - construction and environment to lead or contribute to the DLO - Building Maintenance development in the following areas:



  • Enhance construction procurement support to the DLO - Building Maintenance

  • Provision of procurement support in the development of the DLO - Building Maintenance and oversee strategy and its implementation including procurement of essential contracts identified as part of the delivery of the strategy

  • Oversee contracts negotiations and the contract management for major works and services procured by the DLO - Building Maintenance


The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £380 - £400 p/day Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£530 p/week NET after deductions) if interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to james.glover@servicecare.org.uk or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967


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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: £380 - £400 per day + Umbrella LTD
  • Location: Hackney, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: James Glover
  • Tel: 01772 208 967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-10-26 08:24:44 -

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