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Procurement Category Manager

2022.10.25. | Remote | Tech
Our global partner in the telecommunications sector is committed to innovation and technology leadership, delivers networks at the limits of science across mobile, infrastructure, cloud and enabling technologies.
  • Source plan execution from selection, negotiation, contracting, onboarding and life cycle management.
  • Focuses on excellence in execution
  • Develop and execute the category strategies in scope.
  • Ensures cost, availability, innovation and quality within the sourcing plan creation and execution.
  • Executes global supplier selection alongside strategy, requirements, supplier base development and identification of new suppliers.
  • Responsible for efficient RFx process from selection through onboarding according to the agreed strategies.
  • Leading price negotiations, contract and life cycle management with suppliers.
  • Ensures compliance with Procurement Process, SOX and other statutory requirements within own Category.
  • Ensures compliance to Supplier Portfolio within own Category and in alignment with Project procurement Manager also for country/project.
  • Liaise with Strategic Procurement Manager for the anticipation and handling of changes based on supply market dynamics.
  • Manages supplier performance.
  • Accountable for agreed KPIs and their reporting.
  • Leads purchasing and supply management activities and resources for multiple areas of spend within Category Group.
  • Works with other organizations to ensure that the material or service meets pre-determined quality, technology, supply and cost criteria.
  • He/she provides overall guidance of supplier activities and stakeholder engagement, plus creation or contribution to Company wide supplier specific Procurement strategies.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Proven experience in Procurement
  • Financial and business understanding
  • Problem solving communication and presentation skills
  • Decision making/strategic thinking/ Conflict Management
  • Project management skills
  • Project portfolio management
  • Supplier life cycle management
  • Working across boundaries and influencing others
  • Excellent market information analysis skills and supply market knowledge
  • Internal stakeholder management/ supplier relationship management
  • Procurement Tools and Processes
  • Leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Fluent English
  • Be proactive, innovative & resourceful
  • experience in stakeholder management
Employer's offer
  • fully remote possibility
  • international team
  • solid company background