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Global Category Manager

Req ID: J2260353

  • Location
    Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium
    Kwidzyn, Pomeranian, Poland
    Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
    Marcianise, Caserta, Italy
    Tiszaujvaros, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen, Hungary
    Uzhgorod, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine
    Venray, Limburg, Netherlands
    Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

Job Summary
The Category Manager is responsible for developing, executing & managing corporate sourcing initiatives for indirect & capital categories. He/She will perform complex data analysis to identify new sourcing & other cost optimization opportunities to generate cost savings for categories managed. Categories would include, but not limited to: Capex, Warehouse Automation, & Facility Services. He/She is responsible for negotiating complex/competitive programs & communicating to user depts & Sr Mgmt the value propositions associated w/ Category proposals. He/She will work collaboratively w/ internal user depts to facilitate, optimize & execute the purchase & corporate governance of these spends categories within organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
-Lead ongoing category mgmt activities within assigned scope of spend categories to achieve business objectives & benefit targets
-Drive development of supplier & industry category profiles
-Identify & leverage clients company-wide spend opportunities
-Lead supplier selection & recommendation activities including qualitative/quantitative analysis, selection criteria, long/short lists, RFI/RFP development & analysis
-Develop & execute sourcing strategies for highest spend, greatest complexity & most critical/strategic categories
-Drive development of high level & detailed benefits cases
-Provide strategic guidance to profiles & Total Cost of Ownership models used to support sourcing decisions
-Develop implementation strategy, responsibility assignments, communications plans & timeline
-Lead implementation activities for categories w/ critical impacts to business & internal customers
-Monitor client & supplier compliance w/ supplier agreements related to high spend scope area
-Develop long range sourcing plans for assigned categories to reduce total costs, optimize value from suppliers & meet internal customer requirements
-Conduct thorough spend analysis for corporate non-saleable good & services & develop methodology/metrics & tools to track progress
-Develop best practices sourcing methodology
-Clearly define service level expectations & requirement to assess current supplier community & recommend new suppliers who can add value related to new sourcing opportunities
-Negotiate, review & execute implementation of contractual arrangements per company policy & business objectives
-Identify & implement system solutions & best practices that optimizes indirect sourcing & procurement work practices
-Builds relationships w/ key stakeholders to gather category requirements & specifications from departments & category experts
-Ensure tactical execution of purchasing activities to meet routine business needs
-Drive value through innovation & collaboration w/ strategic suppliers & internal customers
-May perform other duties & responsibilities as assigned

Education & Experience Requirements
-Must be able to read, write and speak English proficiently

-Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Administration/Mgmt, Operations, Finance, Business Development or a related field
-MBA or other relevant degree/certification (e.g. ISM, CPM) highly preferred
-5-10 yrs relevant exp (e.g., Sourcing, Buying or Procurement)
-Exp in contract development, execution & mgmt
-Exp building relationships w/ key stakeholders to gather category requirements & specifications from departments & category experts
-Conflict mgmt exp
-Exp in managing & leading change initiatives involving significant impacts to organization
-Exp developing long range sourcing plans for assigned categories to reduce total costs, optimize value from suppliers & meet internal customer requirements
-Demonstrated company-wide procurement leadership exp within one or more indirect categories 5 years preferred
-Or an equivalent combination of education, training or exp

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