Discussed at interview
Job Title: Senior Category Manager - Property and Development
Salary: Discussed at interview
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours
Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.
We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.
At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.
About the role
As Senior Category Manager, be responsible for developing and implementing a series of strategic category sourcing programmes for major and complex categories with senior business stakeholders. You will be managing strategic relationships with high risk / high value suppliers and you will develop and deliver annual value for money / cost savings programme to the organisation.
You will be providing expert Procurement guidance across a range of internal stakeholders and you will work with those internal stakeholders to ensure the category sourcing programme meets the requirements of the organisation in terms of service, cost and quality.
You will need to ensure compliance with the business governance and policy requirements whilst applying a risk based approach to deliver maximum commercial value.
You will develop, motivate and manage a team of Category Managers and Category Assistants / Buyers across a diverse spend portfolio, in accordance with agreed strategies and processes to optimise Anchor Hanover’s procurement spend.
You will have 10 years of senior specialist commercial / industry experience in procurement and supply in a senior management role.
You will have significant experience & understanding and application of Strategic sourcing methodologies alongside advanced negotiation experience.
You will have experience of contract management and project managing complex procurement activities from initial planning to contract award. You will have experience of supplier relationship management and building collaborative partnerships with internal customers.
You will have a track record of ability to develop and deliver against value for money / cost saving targets and a track record in delivering recurrent non-pay savings to the customer base.
You will be a Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience, you will also have a Degree level qualification plus senior specialist procurement knowledge and experience.
You will be experienced in Project Management (Prince 2 Practitioner desirable, or 5 years’ experience of complex project management).
As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor Hanover Group:
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Buy and sell annual leave
- Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
- 20% off mobile phone contracts
- 25% off Private Healthcare
- Contributory pension, 4% from you and 4% from us