Position Title: Category Leader
Pay rate: $40/hr
Duration: 12 months (W2 Contract)
Looking for local candidate only.
- Possess knowledge of Corporate sourcing categories (for example marketing, communications, financial transactions)
- Work with internal customers to understand their needs and subsequently develop category strategies
- Conduct bidding events utilizing online bidding tool
- Advise/assist customers as a Supply Chain SME, partnering with internal customers
- Lead contract negotiations on behalf of company in accordance with company standard templates and guidance from Legal, Risk etc.
- Achieve annual cost savings goals in support of company's financial performance objectives utilizing market research and cost modeling
- Inform operations team on category strategies as they execute on strategic agreements
- Conduct end to end contract and category management including supplier performance management activities
- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders including internal customers, management, team mates and vendors
- Follows company procurement policies and procedures in carrying out tasks
- Possess knowledge of supply chain concepts and processes
3-5 years procurement experience required