CATEGORY MANAGER, INDIRECT SOURCING

CATEGORY MANAGER, INDIRECT SOURCING

Chicago, IL Financial Services Permanent

Are you an entrepreneurial sourcing leader with a desire to join a PE-backed, FinTech company? Do you have substantial experience managing spend within indirect categories, like IT and Marketing? Would you be interested in leading a sourcing transformation and building partnerships with internal and external stakeholders?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be a perfect fit for the Category Manager role with our client, a rapidly-growing financial technology company, who is in the process of building out their procurement function.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Lead RFx processes and successfully manage indirect spend categories.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across the enterprise and manage third-party supplier relationships.
  • Establish contract terms and conditions, consulting with legal to execute contracts.
  • Lead rollout of P2P tool and drive end-user adoption.
  • Prepare and present business cases, perform complex data analysis and build financial models.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field such as finance, business or supply chain.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in sourcing and procurement.
  • Strong analytical, organization, financial, problem-solving and project management skills.
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience with a P2P/S2P tool and other procurement technology preferred.
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