Category Manager (Estates and FM)

Discipline: Procurement

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 24/03/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £51,000 per annum


Our client wants to provide their patients with the highest quality care and contribute towards Londoners having health outcomes among the best in the world.

Job Purpose:

To manage the procurement spend category and ensure strategies are in place to deliver value for money and an improved quality service

  • To lead a specific strategic sourcing programme for the Estates Category across the organisation
  • To support the Head of Procurement in the delivery of cost and efficiency savings through the analysing of current spend profiles and developing appropriate procurement strategies
  • Drive contract compliance across the organisation pursuing procurement excellence
  • To meet customer requirements whilst demonstrating value for money and contract compliance
  • Work collaboratively with other government bodies or agencies to ensure cohesive strategies are in place
  • Maintain a programme of continuous development of the supply chain

Person Specification:

  • Expert knowledge of professional procurement within the public sector
  • Track record of successful negotiations at a high level
  • Proven experience of developing Estates/FM Category strategies
  • Demonstrable understanding of supplier evaluation and supply chain management
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and dynamic leadership
  • Expert emotional intelligence and a flexible approach
  • Professional procurement qualification (CIPs, MBA)

For further information, please contact me Vicky Power on 0203 0319693 and for applications, please send your CV to

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