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Category Manager

Apply now Job no: 495442
Work type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Categories: Management, Finance, Legal, Procurement

Salary: Circa £65k more available for exceptional candidates

Location: Office location, just outside Cardiff off the M4 at Tredegar Park, Newport, South Wales.  Accessible from South West and Midlands.

Work/Life benefits:

  • Competitive Salary – circa £65k
  • Generous Pension Plan
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Training and Development provided
  • Annual Incentive Scheme – maximum opportunity 15% of base salary
  • Flexible working considered
  • Relocation considered
  • Onsite car park
  • Generous range of employee benefits and discounts

Want your procurement contribution to add value?  Want to help us spend over £2bn to build a better future for customers and the environment?

The procurement team are located in a modern and vibrant office just off the M4 corridor on the outskirts of Cardiff with great parking.

We are looking for new colleagues to join the team, delivering great customer service and savings across a broad range of categories including engineering, IT, construction projects and corporate services, with expenditure of £500M per annum. Our highly competitive package offers you the chance to make a difference to Welsh Water and its customers. Our unique business model is not for profit so the savings you make will benefit the customer and the environment too.

Read on to know more about the important work procurement do to support the business by keeping clean water flowing, protecting the environment and earning the trust of our customers every day.

Opportunities to lead integrated teams shaping the procurement strategy for major projects.

As a Category Manager, you’ll work with a variety of stakeholders, delivering best practice procurement solutions, driving value and building supplier relationships.  You will inspire your team to deliver excellent customer service and work collaboratively with the wider team of over 20 procurement professionals.

To develop our technological resilience, the IT Category manager will be responsible for delivering procurement strategies for over £50m of vital IT investment.  Our IT Category Manager will create contracts and relationships to support the delivery of major technology investment projects including Agile ways of contracting and contracting cloud based solutions. Our Capital Category Manager will create relationships and contracts to support the delivery of major infrastructure upgrades across a wide range of construction disciplines including civil, M&E, and design.  Our Engineering Category Manager will ensure innovative and value adding engineering solutions are implemented across our water and wastewater businesses as we deliver smart networks and harness technology and predictive analytics to deliver cost efficient processes.

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Based in an office just off the M4 we are located within easy reach of Cardiff and Bristol with other offices throughout Wales and parts of Herefordshire.  We offer employee discounts in our own Visitor Centres, in our cafes, on cycle hire and on water sports activities adding value to your time out of work.  But that’s not all.  Other benefits include employee reward, Cycle to Work and Car Save schemes, reductions on mobile phone contracts and much, much more.

So why wait?

Welsh Water is the 5th largest employer in Wales.  Awarded the Platinum Corporate Health Standard and as a Gold Investors in People accredited employer, we are committed to health and well-being, and to equality, diversity and inclusivity.

Download File Category Manager JD Capital.pdf

Download File Category Manager JD Engineering.pdf

Download File Category Manager JD IT .pdf

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