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Category Manager - Non Clinical

Job Reference: 044-PR-CM-NC

King's IFM
Denmark Hill
£39,885 - £49,704 inclusive of inner London HCAS

We are King’s FM and we deliver leading edge services in Supply Chain, Procurement and Managed Services to King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Our aim is to make a better NHS, achieve cost savings and deliver greater efficiencies, giving back valuable patient facing time to clinical staff by investing in specialist procurement and supply chain resources.

Our ambition is to drive the organisation forward in both the development of our teams and achieving more savings and greater efficiencies.

We are a private company and our employee package includes a bonus scheme, pension plan and excellent opportunities for your progression and development. It is a tremendous prospect for enthusiastic, positive and engaging individuals who want to be part of our organisation which aims to lead the way for other NHS organisations.

King's FM provides the end to end procurement and supply chain functions to the King’s College Hospital Trust.

It works closely with clinical teams to identify future requirements for equipment and consumables and manage their introduction.

King’s also FM provides the facilities for clinical teams across eight interventional areas. This includes the maintenance of the facility, providing and maintaining equipment and providing consumables, implants and devices used during procedures.

The King’s FM procurement function has responsibility for the entire Trust spend of £500million pa.

The Job

As a growing business we need a strong Category Manager to join our expandingProcurement Team.

Working in the non-clinical division you will be supporting any of these areas:

  • Estates and Facilities
  • Consultance
  • ICT
  • Capital Equipment

You will lead and take responsibility for a delegated category or categories having a value of circa £10m to £20m of annual expenditure.

As the main contact to the client you will provide a highly professional and responsive service acting as a true Kings FM ambassador. You will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating and re- negotiating contracts for cost optimisation and to deliver savings targets.

You will take responsibility for the purchase of goods and furthermore you will be required to deliver a portfolio of high value contracts in complex areas and control risk.


We want the market leaders to join our incredible team so you need to have a strong procurement background with expertise in developing mid to long term operational plans.

We hope you are driven, self motivated and able to work under pressure.

You willneed to be degree educated as well as MCIP (or equivalent experience) and have knowledge of the non-clinical categories mentioned above

This is a full time permanent job.

King’s FM values and respects the diversity of our employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

For help with completing your application form, please read the guidance notes attached to this advert. Please ensure that you provide details of your previous employers covering the last 2 years along with full contact details and email addresses for all your referees.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK during the interview process. Failure to provide this will mean that we may be unable to proceed with your interview.

Please note that King’s FM is unable to offer sponsorship to any non-EEA applicants.

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