Category Manager

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| Starting Salary £37,107 Per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week I


Lancashire County Council procures a wide range of goods, works and services to enable the delivery of an effective service for the people of Lancashire. To achieve this the central procurement unit is responsible for compliance with the Public Procurement Regulations and developing procurement procedures to ensure they remain efficient and effective and deliver best value.

Lancashire County Council Central Procurement Unit has a vacancy for a permanent full-time Category Manager working within the Construction and Assets Team. The Construction and Assets Team lead on the Procurement Strategy and tendering and contract activity across a wide and varied spectrum of procurement projects for Lancashire County Council's Highways Services including major highways works projects and routine highways maintenance works, for the Design and Construction Service including major and minor construction works, for the Fleet Services including vehicle acquisition and maintenance of a diverse range of vehicles, for the Waste Management Service and the Building Facilities Management Service.

We are looking for a Candidate that can work in a dynamic environment, be responsible for shaping procurement procedures, influence thinking and can deliver procurement solutions that meets operational requirements whilst driving innovation in the services delivered by the Council.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience of procurements undertaken compliant with the Public Procurement Regulations and a proven track record of preparing and managing tender processes, along with excellent communication and analytical skills.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Paul Johnstone (, Tel 01772 5 35465).

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