Category Manager

Category Manager - Corporate Services, Etobicoke

Category Manager ( Contract to Permanent )

Our Client is a global organisation that is looking to centralise and grow their Global Procurement Team.

The Category Manager will be responsible for managing the end to end category management process for multiple categories. This organisation is setting up their Global Procurement Team in Ontario and need to hire an additional Category Manager who will be responsible for managing various categories. As the business grows, flexibility and adaptability is key in this position. You will be responsible for managing the contract process and working closely with legal. You will be creating, leading and executing sourcing strategies from start to finish for global Procurement initiatives. Working with key stakeholders, leading negotiations and finding strategic value is a key part of this role. Experience in managing complex contract negotiations and having a strategic mindset is extremely critical in this role.

As the ideal candidate you must have 8-10 years of strategic sourcing or category management experience from the private sector. You must have knowledge of the entire sourcing process and must have experience managing global contracts. You must have experience in leading Category Management for Non-IT categories. Experience in leading negotiations and the ability to influence stakeholders is a key requirement for this role. You must have experience understanding risk on a contract and managing the entire SOW process, working closely with legal. You must have the ability to lead process, set strategies and identify cost saving opportunities. This role requires strong analytical skills and a strategic mindset. Experience working for large global organisations and your experience as it aligns to global procurement initiatives are key for success in this position.

To discuss in more detail, kindly email your resume in confidence to Sean Naidu


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Supply Chain & Logistics
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