Category Manager Construction

Based at Fusion21's head-office in Merseyside. Travel is required.
£50k-£60k + Car Allowance
05 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Make a real impact at Fusion21 and join our expanding Procurement team

At Fusion21 we help people to buy smarter in the public sector and make a difference in communities across the UK. Providing a range of national procurement and community regeneration services to 400+ public sector organisations, we're proud to have delivered more than £177 million savings through the procurement process; created more than 4,000 jobs and generated more than £68 million of community impact.

About the role:

We’re recruiting for an experienced Category Manager accountable for the overall management of Fusion21’s Construction spend category and its associated business unit. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a strong team as Fusion21 focuses on implementing its ambitious business growth strategy.

This role is ideal for a expert experienced in a construction related technical discipline who has an in-depth knowledge of OJEU requirements and processes and holds relevant industry recognised qualifications and accreditations. 

 Key duties include:

  • Leading a business unit and being the ultimate technical expert for the Construction spend category, providing overall management direction and accountability for the category, frameworks, supply chain, member base and internal resources;
  • Delivering high levels of quality and member satisfaction that engender repeat business, effective relationships and high levels of member loyalty;
  • Performing consistently against income targets, and having control over expenditure to maximise the contribution to profit from the Construction business unit;
  • Ensuring members benefit from best value through the procurement tender process, and receive qualified evidence to support the outcome.

About you:

We’re searching for a highly motivated individual with exceptional leadership and motivational qualities, and significant technical expertise working in a built environment category.

With an excellent track record of target setting, performance management and line management, the successful candidate will be experienced in working for public sector organisations; and be able to develop and implement business planning processes in addition to identifying, engaging and influencing a wide range of stakeholders.

Strong commercial acumen is a must to ensure all financial aspects of income and expenditure is effectively managed.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 16th February.

Assessments and interviews will be held on 26th February 2018 - 9thMarch 2018


To apply: 

Visit our website via the button below to access:

  • A Recruitment Pack for this role. This document will provide all the information you need to submit your application.
  • A Declaration form for completion. The equalities section is not mandatory. You should also state on this form if you cannot make any of the interview dates indicated in the pack.

For further discussion, please contact Peter Francis, Director of Operations at Fusion21 on 0845 308 2321.

Fusion21 offers a generous employee benefits package which includes: working for an Investors in People Gold organisation, company pension scheme, cash healthcare plan, kiddi vouchers, cycle to work scheme and access to Perkbox.

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