CATEGORY MANAGER, IT

CATEGORY MANAGER, IT

Remote Transportation Permanent

The Category Manager, IT will drive and develop sourcing solutions for Information Technology initiatives and categories. This role will deliver cost savings, business value and balanced risk through the strategic management of existing purchasing arrangements, supplier relationships, etc.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Develop and drive sourcing strategies for IT related categories, incorporating best practices and aligning with company strategies.
  • Contribute to the selection and management of key suppliers through appropriate evaluation, selection, and governance to ensure service quality, relevance, and commercial value.
  • Maintain strategic supplier relationships in line with organizational requirements and processes to achieve exceptional levels of quality and service while maintaining competitive pricing structure.
  • Participate in regular reviews with suppliers to ensure all terms and conditions are met and that any problems are identified and resolved / mitigated in a timely manner.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal business stakeholders and external vendors to maximize business potential.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field and CPSM, required; Master’s degree in Business focus, preferred.
  • 3+ years professional experience in Sourcing, Procurement, Finance.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Advanced ability with Microsoft Office.
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