Global Indirect Category Manager

USD110000 - USD130000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Package
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Full Time

Global Indirect Category Manager - $100Mil+ Spend - Innovative Manufacturing Business - Award Winning Company Culture - Tampa Bay/St Petersburg Offices - $110,000 - $130,000 + 20% Bonus + Package

One of the most innovative manufacturing organisations in the world, this $Multi-Billion business have been developing their procurement function over the past two years to develop world class capabilities. They are now seeking a talented Indirect Category Manager to manage some of the highest spends in the business whilst negotiating with major suppliers across a variety of categories, such as IT, Logistics, Professional Services and Marketing.

Renowned for their company culture, internal promotion and agile work environment, this is an incredible opportunity to join a global organisation and develop into senior management.

Role Overview; Global Indirect Category Manager

  • Develop and execute innovative category management principles across a variety of Indirect categories, such as IT, Logistics, Professional Services and Marketing
  • Negotiate and manage major suppliers, such as SAP, Infosys and the Big4 Consultancies to deliver global contracts with significant cost savings as well as adding value to the business
  • Liaising with Executive-Level leaders within the business to proactively promote the value procurement can add through strategic activities, aligning category strategy with business plans overall
  • Managing the roll out of a new e-procurement system, liaising with IT and wider procurement stakeholders to ensure seamless adoption
  • Work with the wider procurement leadership team to deliver 'best practice' methodology to raise the profile of procurement & sourcing within the business and develop a world class function

Requirements for Global Indirect Category Manager:

  • Previous experience of category management, developing and executing category strategies as well as sourcing and procurement experience such as tendering, negotiation and supplier management
  • Experienced within a variety of Indirect categories, particularly IT, Professional Services, Logistics, Marketing and Financial Services, with a resume detailing savings and impact achieved in previous positions
  • Must be commercially astute and a confident communicator, able to work with Executive-Level stakeholders as well as individually negotiate with external suppliers
  • A minimum of 5 - 8 years of procurement & sourcing experience, degree and/or industry qualifications preferred

For more information, please send a copy of your resume to or apply directly through this site

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