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Castlefield Recruitment Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical) 2024-01-23 17:00:47 2024-04-23
or call Alejandro Stagnetto on:
0113 212 4610
Ref #: AS18059
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £44,000 - £44,702 GBP
Type: Permanent

Client:

Castlefield Recruitment are currently working in partnership with Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd (CHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

CHS specialises in delivering Estates, Facilities, Medical Engineering and Procurement services for both Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, where they serve a local community of 470,000 people. 

The CHS procurement department are responsible for procuring all non-pay spend to the value of £242,070,661.00 in 2022/2023, processing 26,503 purchases orders, managing 195 procurement events, and completing 243 contracts.  The team have recently gone through a workload realignment to create a structured team of non-clinical and clinical procurers/buyers, with internal staff being successful in promotions from Buyers to Assistant Category Managers.  This targeted recruitment drive is to fill the remaining positions to complete the structure that will deliver not only CHS/CHFT non-pay activity but will play a key part in the wider collaborative activity with our neighbouring ICS and WYAAT colleagues such as Mid Yorkshire Hospital, Locala, Bradford Teaching Hospital, Airdale Solutions and Leeds Teaching Hospital. 

CHFT are embarking on an ambitious reconfiguration programme shaping the way patient services are delivered. This includes a new clinical facility and a new multistorey carpark at Calderdale and a new A&E at Huddersfield. CHS’ procurement team are working closely with all stakeholders to purchase all requirements such as construction services, medical devices and even robots to perform surgery.  It’s clear, no two days are the same and the variety of work will definitely keep the successful candidates busy.  These roles come at an exciting time of our development and offer the right candidates the opportunity to join a fantastic team whose goal is to deliver exceptional procurement and contract services, ensuring value for money for our CHFT customers.

Senior Category Manager (Non-clinical) - £44,702 per annum

Following an internal review, a newly created Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical) has been created.

The successful Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical) will be at the forefront of driving strategic category management processes across CHS/CHFT in line with PCR, PSR and Procurement Act 2024. This role will include the direct line management of an existing category team made up of 5 Assistant Category Managers split across 3 clinical and 2 Non-Clinical and a Procurement Assistant Apprentice.

The roles include extensive customer relationship management, supplier relationship management, category strategy development and implementation, and involves provision of hands on support to CHS and CHFT colleagues.  The roles will play a key part in ensuring CHS/CHFT implement the new Procurement Act 2024.

Duties will include;

  • Lead on the high-risk value procurements including Capital, IT and Estates
  • Responsible for driving the procurement team workload
  • Analyse spend and contract data to identify and deliver CIP and non-CIP savings
  • Develop a future procurement plan with accountability for the activities of the category team
  • Act as the procurement expert for the category, ensuring compliance with PCR2015, CHS/CHFT Standing Financial Instructions and UK Legislation
  • Develop strong working relationships with all stakeholders, promoting a culture of shared responsibility for procurement issues within the context of the Trust objectives

Person:

The successful Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical):

  • Demonstrable understanding of public sector procurement regulation and best practice
  • Extensive experience of handling complex procurement projects
  • Best suited for an individual with a Public Sector background
  • Previously line management experience is not essential, although would be preferred
  • Strong communicator, stakeholder manager and team player

Please note that direct approaches and speculative CV's will be directed to Castlefield Recruitment to be included in the recruitment process.

Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd are working in partnership with Castlefield Recruitment to source this position. For further information on applying, contacts for an informal discussion or access to the Candidate Pack please follow the link below:

Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions – Castlefield Recruitment Microsite (microsite-castlefieldrecruitment.com)

General information for applicants

Our approach complies with the Equality Act 2010 and we commit to making sure there is no unjustified discrimination in the recruitment, retention, training and development of colleagues.

We will promote and value difference to attract, recruit, retain and support our staff and be more reflective of the communities we serve.

Our values will focus on respect and acceptance of our differences, and we will ensure employees from all backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in the workplace.

Our recruitment training will look at how prejudice and unconscious bias can encroach into the selection process and how we negate this.

We will where possible include a BAME colleague in the recruitment process for posts at grade G or above.

CHS colleagues have access to CHFT’s LGBTQ and BAME networks, social groups, and events.

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Ref #: AS18059
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £44,000 - £44,702
Type: Permanent

Client:

Castlefield Recruitment are currently working in partnership with Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd (CHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

CHS specialises in delivering Estates, Facilities, Medical Engineering and Procurement services for both Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, where they serve a local community of 470,000 people. 

The CHS procurement department are responsible for procuring all non-pay spend to the value of £242,070,661.00 in 2022/2023, processing 26,503 purchases orders, managing 195 procurement events, and completing 243 contracts.  The team have recently gone through a workload realignment to create a structured team of non-clinical and clinical procurers/buyers, with internal staff being successful in promotions from Buyers to Assistant Category Managers.  This targeted recruitment drive is to fill the remaining positions to complete the structure that will deliver not only CHS/CHFT non-pay activity but will play a key part in the wider collaborative activity with our neighbouring ICS and WYAAT colleagues such as Mid Yorkshire Hospital, Locala, Bradford Teaching Hospital, Airdale Solutions and Leeds Teaching Hospital. 

CHFT are embarking on an ambitious reconfiguration programme shaping the way patient services are delivered. This includes a new clinical facility and a new multistorey carpark at Calderdale and a new A&E at Huddersfield. CHS’ procurement team are working closely with all stakeholders to purchase all requirements such as construction services, medical devices and even robots to perform surgery.  It’s clear, no two days are the same and the variety of work will definitely keep the successful candidates busy.  These roles come at an exciting time of our development and offer the right candidates the opportunity to join a fantastic team whose goal is to deliver exceptional procurement and contract services, ensuring value for money for our CHFT customers.

Senior Category Manager (Non-clinical) - £44,702 per annum

Following an internal review, a newly created Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical) has been created.

The successful Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical) will be at the forefront of driving strategic category management processes across CHS/CHFT in line with PCR, PSR and Procurement Act 2024. This role will include the direct line management of an existing category team made up of 5 Assistant Category Managers split across 3 clinical and 2 Non-Clinical and a Procurement Assistant Apprentice.

The roles include extensive customer relationship management, supplier relationship management, category strategy development and implementation, and involves provision of hands on support to CHS and CHFT colleagues.  The roles will play a key part in ensuring CHS/CHFT implement the new Procurement Act 2024.

Duties will include;

  • Lead on the high-risk value procurements including Capital, IT and Estates
  • Responsible for driving the procurement team workload
  • Analyse spend and contract data to identify and deliver CIP and non-CIP savings
  • Develop a future procurement plan with accountability for the activities of the category team
  • Act as the procurement expert for the category, ensuring compliance with PCR2015, CHS/CHFT Standing Financial Instructions and UK Legislation
  • Develop strong working relationships with all stakeholders, promoting a culture of shared responsibility for procurement issues within the context of the Trust objectives

Person:

The successful Senior Category Manager (Non-Clinical):

  • Demonstrable understanding of public sector procurement regulation and best practice
  • Extensive experience of handling complex procurement projects
  • Best suited for an individual with a Public Sector background
  • Previously line management experience is not essential, although would be preferred
  • Strong communicator, stakeholder manager and team player

Please note that direct approaches and speculative CV's will be directed to Castlefield Recruitment to be included in the recruitment process.

Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd are working in partnership with Castlefield Recruitment to source this position. For further information on applying, contacts for an informal discussion or access to the Candidate Pack please follow the link below:

Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions – Castlefield Recruitment Microsite (microsite-castlefieldrecruitment.com)

General information for applicants

Our approach complies with the Equality Act 2010 and we commit to making sure there is no unjustified discrimination in the recruitment, retention, training and development of colleagues.

We will promote and value difference to attract, recruit, retain and support our staff and be more reflective of the communities we serve.

Our values will focus on respect and acceptance of our differences, and we will ensure employees from all backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in the workplace.

Our recruitment training will look at how prejudice and unconscious bias can encroach into the selection process and how we negate this.

We will where possible include a BAME colleague in the recruitment process for posts at grade G or above.

CHS colleagues have access to CHFT’s LGBTQ and BAME networks, social groups, and events.

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  Apply Now

Upload Your CV:
or call Alejandro Stagnetto on:
0113 212 4610