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Keywords / Skills : CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) preferred , Track record in Strategic Procurement , assigned category preferred , Project management skills , Internal stakeholder management , Supplier relationship and management skills , Negotiation skills , Strategic thinking , Leadership skills , supply market Knowledge , information analysis skills

7 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-10-04

Industry
IT/Computers - Software
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
4th Oct 2019
Job Ref code
10726
Job Description
Job Descriptions:

Category Manager - Job description
Purpose of role
Managing procurement categories and ensuring cost, availability, innovation, and quality according to target setting and entities requirements Main responsibilities
Ensure the governance model is abided by in all process steps End to end (E2E) accountability for defining the category and supplier strategy with stakeholders in line with the guidance of the commercial task force
Strategic interface towards supplier and accountable for building strong and strategic supplier relationships
Understands supplier market dynamics/intelligence and use it as input into the strategy
Monitor and report compliance to Source-to-Pay (S2P) process per entity
Drive supplier selection according to strategy, supplier base development, and identification of new suppliers
Ensure alignment, anticipate changes, and drive activities based on supply market changes and recommendations of task forces
Ensure and promotes co-operation and communication between internal stakeholders, across participating entities
Drive selection of suppliers from list of recommended suppliers according to category strategy and recommendations for the task forces
Co-lead, with the commercial task force, contract and price negotiations with suppliers
Create and update supplier list according to category strategy
Skill profile
Minimum Qualification / Experience
University degree in Economics, Business or Engineering
MBA preferred
5+ track record in Strategic Procurement
CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) preferred
Previous experience with assigned category preferred
Job Specific Skills
Cost analysis and management
Strategic thinking
Negotiation skills
Project management skills
Leadership skills
Internal stakeholder management
Supplier relationship and management skills
Excellent market information analysis skills and supply market Knowledge

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