Category Manager – Non-Clinical

A fast-paced, South-London based organisation with huge growth, they are seeking a Category Manager (Non-Clinical) to take on a leadership role in an expanding team headed up by a Head of Procurement (Non-Clinical).

With an annual turnover of circa £90 million and in excess of 170 staff, this private organisation manages the Procurement of an additional circa £400m of annual spend for an admired NHS Trust. Operating out of its easily accessible offices in Zone 1, you will work in the non-clinical division, supporting the following categories:

  • Estates and Facilities
  • Corporate
  • IT
  • Capital Equipment

Managing a small team of Procurement specialists and a core spend of £10-20m, you will provide a responsive and professional service, fostering relationships and acting as a true ambassador to the NHS Trust when procuring goods. Negotiating and re-negotiating contracts for cost optimisation will be a big part of your role to ensure you deliver on savings targets, while also delivering a portfolio of high-value contracts in complex areas.

Essential knowledge and experience:

  • A proven public sector Procurement leader with extensive OJEU experience and expertise in developing mid-to-long operational plans
  • Driven, self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Degree educated and MCIPS (or equivalent) with knowledge in the non-clinical categories mentioned above

With a strong emphasis on progression and development, this is a tremendous prospect for an enthusiastic, positive and engaging individual who wants to be part of an organisation which aims to lead the way for other NHS organisations and this position was born from the Group’s expansion and growth.

To discuss this role in more depth please contact James Dobbin at Procurement Heads by emailing your CV to or call +44 (0) 7785 622635 | +44 (0) 1962 869838 . All enquiries are handled confidentially.

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