Jun 14, 2022

Category Manager

$125,000 - $135,000 yearly
  • Supply Chain Recruiter - SCM Talent Group
  • Remote
Full time Procurement / Sourcing Supply Chain

Job Description

Role Summary

Responsible for a major category within a non-technology/corporate strategic sourcing spend (approximately $150 million ), such as Real Estate, Human Resources and Marketing. Owns global spend and relationships across the major category.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Partners with business units and internal stakeholders to identify potential new sourcing relationships based on business processes and future state strategies.
  • Owns spend and supplier relationships for assigned category. Partners with sourcing leadership to develop long-term savings strategies for the category and/or supplier(s).
  • Reviews due diligence reviews, assessments, and vendor scorecards along with research done by more junior staff to evaluate potential and existing suppliers to assist in the development of a sourcing strategy.
  • Applies in-depth understanding of the marketplace and vendors as well as market trends and best practices across the overall category.
  • Oversees contracts for assigned category that are typically complex, global, and cross- business unit.

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience AND
  • 8+ years of total relevant work experience

Preferred:

  • Procurement / Sourcing experience within two or more of the following areas: real estate/marketing/human resources
  • Experience with Coupa or other procurement technology platforms
  • Proven ability to establish relationships at all levels within a Company
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

Exempt or Non-exempt?

Exempt

Minimum Education

Bachelor's

Travel Percentage

None

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