Category Manager


Job Id : 476

Location : St. Louis, MO


Are you a high-potential Strategic Sourcing practitioner, with deep experience in managing indirect category spend?  Do you have a knack for building strategic partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders in transformational environments? Would you be interested in leveraging your expertise within the sourcing function to add value within a growing, Private Equity-backed retail organization?

Our client, a multi-billion dollar retailer backed by a reputable Private Equity firm, is looking to add a top performer to their team as a Category Manager!


  • Support development and execution of sourcing strategies for assigned category.
  • Identify key measures to achieve cost reduction, improve efficiency and simplify processes.
  • Analyze strategic processes to increase effectiveness and efficiency levels.
  • Establish and drive key performance indicators to obtain business objectives.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Marketing or related field, preferred.
  • 5+ years of applicable experience in procurement.
  • Expert analytical and financial skills.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.