Global Indirect Procurement Category Manager

USD130000 - USD150000 per annum + Bonus + Package
14 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Full Time

Global Procurement Category Manager - Indirect Categories: IT, HR, Marketing, Professional Services - Global Fortune 500 Company

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Finances: $130,000 - $150,000 + Bonus + Package

This global Fortune 500 Company has experienced explosive growth following an incredible period of transformation. Having established a centralized procurement function just 7 years ago, the team have already seen incredible successes across a range of categories, as well as C-Suite Executive buy-in.

They are now seeking a talented procurement professional to join the team and lead on the Global Professional Services and IT categories, developing global strategies and leading negotiations.

Joining as a Category Manager, you will be focusing predominately on the corporate categories; particularly IT, Marketing and HR, and the position will involve both developing and executing category strategies whilst also managing a direct report. You will be running global tenders and delivering cost savings, whilst working closely with senior internal stakeholders to support business goals by adding value. The global procurement team are based in the US, the UK and Europe, and so you will be collaborating with colleagues based remotely, as well as locally to yourself.

Procurement Experience & Background Required:

  • Experienced in the end to end procurement process, including leading tender processes and negotiations with suppliers, across multiple indirect categories, preferably IT, HR and Marketing but all indirect categories are welcome
  • Experienced in developing and executing category strategy, ideally on a global basis, within Indirect Procurement
  • Outstanding stakeholder engagement; able to influence and work with senior business stakeholders to align procurement activity with business strategy
  • Previous team or direct report management is not required, but a willingness to coach and mentor is necessary
  • Strong academics; degree (or equivalent) and professional qualifications preferred

If you have a background of indirect procurement, and you're interested in developing your career further with support from global procurement leaders, apply directly or send a copy of your resume to

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