Category Manager - Senior Buyer

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Application deadline 2 months ago: Tuesday 22 Nov 2022 at 23:00 UTC

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  • Hours: Full-time (Part Time considered)
  • Pay: £35,000-£40,000 gross annual
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Location: UK-Med storage facility, Stockport, UK (Hybrid working available)

About UK-Med

Are you an experienced humanitarian procurement specialist looking to make a huge impact on surge health responses?

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

Job description

We are recruiting a Category Manager/Senior Buyer to undertake a number of tendering exercises. You will lead in putting in place multi-year contracts or frameworks for organisational critical goods and services across a variety of categories.

As Category Manager / Senior Buyer you will liaise with internal stakeholders and will lead on ensuring appropriately detailed specifications, donor compliant tender process and strong contracting. You will bring significant relevant humanitarian procurement expertise, either from a significant period working in the sector (expected to be at least 5 years) or a combination of a relevant degree and experience.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

How to apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack - Category Manager - Senior Buyer before applying for this role.

Please apply below, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) that includes:

A detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the essential criteria in the person specification The closing of the applications will be midnight on Monday 14th November.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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