Paradigm Housing manages more than 16,000 quality affordable homes across London & Southeast.
Our vision is to provide excellent levels of service to our customers along with building much needed new homes in our area.
We also strive to ensure our homes are safe, sustainable and will incorporate new technologies to future proof their use.
This is a very exciting time to be joining Paradigm.
Our objective is that Paradigm should be an exemplar organisation in our sector, and we have ambitious plans for growth.
We have launched our new 5-year Corporate Plan that sets out a clear vision for the organisation, including commitments to provide excellent services and support for our most vulnerable customers, as well as investment to reduce the carbon emissions of our homes to net zero by 2050 and address fuel poverty.
To help us achieve these objectives, we are embarking on an organisation-wide transformation programme and investing in new core IT and digital solutions.
We're Best Companies 1 STAR accredited organisation and a 3 STAR accredited Procurement team in recognition of our high employee engagement and offer a welcoming and friendly environment.
About the role:
We are currently seeking a Category Manager to lead on the procurement of goods and services within the businesses corporate and Housing Operations Directorate, acting as an adviser, creating a pipeline of procurement activity and delivering financial and efficiency savings for the Group.
Working as a business partner and expert this role will collaborate with stakeholders within the Corporate and Housing Operations Directorates to develop and implement sourcing strategies to ensure that all goods, works and services are procured to the appropriate quality, required service level and best value.
The successful candidate must have great communication skills.
Procurement experience, ideally gained within corporate and facilities management indust