Interim Category Manager

  • Job Reference: 65543251
  • Date Posted: 18 May 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: Greater London, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Interim Category Manager

Based in London

Length: 4 months initially

IR35: Inside

*Must be available for an immediate start*

A local authority in London is looking to recruit an interim Category Manager to provide support to key stakeholders on the delivery of a construction professional service framework and help the Council deliver major projects as part the borough transformation.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Providing support on the efficient and cost effective procurement of externally provided construction services delivered to, and on behalf of, the Council
  • Working with key stakeholders to deliver successful framework agreements
  • Managing the contract award process
  • Overseeing contracts negotiations and the contract management


Key skills required:

  • Experience of delivering successful framework agreements
  • Excellent communication skills and preferably knowledge of procuring facility management contracts
  • A can-do attitude, great attention to detail and deadline-oriented
  • Construction category experience is desirable
  • Previous experience within local government would be beneficial but is not essential

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Niki Holdich on

 020 7557 7667 and email your CV to

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