Category Manager


UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 17th Nov 2020
  • Salary: £57,342 - £62,346 per annum
  • REF: 1872529
  • Closes: 31st March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL is looking for people with experience in delivery strategic procurement methods that meet both operational and commercial outcomes.

We will be running ongoing campaigns for roles and will draw down applications at specified points to assess and interview. If you are interested in a role we encourage you to apply early, when our posts have been filled we will close the campaign. We will draw down applications in:

  • Early November 2020
  • Late January 2021
  • End March 2021

Our Category Manager will work as senior managers in one of our procurement category teams. They will oversee procurement and commercial contract management activity; driving forward buying and commercial solutions to deliver strategic drivers for their category

This is a open ended role.

Key Requirements

You will be of graduate calibre with significant commercial experience and will have worked in large, complex and decentralised organisations with a significant number of diverse stakeholders.

You will have excellent commercial acumen and be able to evidence how you have delivered commercial change and savings in your previous roles. Your tenacity and results focused nature will come through in your application, as will your inclusive leadership style and experience.

Further Details

For a full job description and person specification please see below.

To apply click the ‘apply now’ button below.

For further information on the role please contact Becky Horrocks ( Recruiters please do not approach.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see to find out more.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

31 Mar 2021

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