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Teith House Kerse Road Stirling, FK7 7QA
£52,161 - £55,359 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Stirling Council seeks a Category Manager to support the Corporate Procurement function through strategic and operational procurement activity, which delivers best value and benefit across city, towns and all communities in the Council area.

This role will require excellent creative thinking skills, problem solving skills, collaborative working skills and communication skills. The post sits within the Corporate Procurement function, and the post holder will report directly into the Corporate Procurement Manager.

Within this function, you will lead a team of commercial and technical professionals on strategic sourcing activities for specific categories of spend achieving best value and delivering on savings targets while maintaining/improving quality and service levels.

As a subject matter expert you will have the skills and relevant experience to support and monitor the Council’s strategic commissioning and procurement activity efficiently and effectively. You will collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, robust and transparent systems, while maintaining strong relationships. Recognising the challenges that local authorities face your decision making exemplary as you lead a team which meets increasing customer requirements, and is robust in delivering business needs.

Your career path and experience will allow you to manage, mentor, motivate and support its growth and professional development.

Joining this motivated, public value-focussed, specialist team, this career opportunity will allow you to help them significantly to contribute to the best delivery of vital services to Stirling’s residents.

Please note, if you are a Stirling Council employee you will be taken to Single Sign On. If you are an external application you may need to register and complete your details on our new Recruitment System - Oracle.

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The successful candidate will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure Scotland form. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to complete the form and have your details verified.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of age (restrictions apply to Modern Apprenticeships), disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.


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