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Senior Category Manager, Professional Services

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Chicago, United States


  • Executive facing opportunity with visibility across the entire org.

  • Report directly to the Senior Director of the Procurement Dept.

About Our Client

Our client is one of leading consumer services company based in the downtown Chicago area. They have a long tradition of giving high level of customer service, customer quality and pride in their industry. As part of their growth strategy, they have implemented a strategic sourcing group within their procurement to focus on bottom line results as well as establishing best in class systems across the company.

Job Description

The Senior Category Manager will be responsible for establishing all supplier and vendor performance metrics, sourcing strategies, RFP and bidding processes for Professional Services category (Consulting, Legal services etc.) within the company. They will work closely with multiple levels inside the organization from individual contributors to senior executives. The Senior Category Manager will partner closely with key stakeholders in their group, gain a strong understanding of their needs and develop a strong sourcing strategy in order meet those needs in the fastest and most reliable manner. The Senior Category Manager will work with existing suppliers, yet also be critical in identifying new suppliers on both a local and regional level. Working closely with the Director of Sourcing, the Senior Category Manager will also create, develop and implement new processes and systems within their group and across the organization.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Category Manager will have 3 to 5 years strategic sourcing experience for large, multinational companies that have a complex, matrix style internal structure. They will have similar 3 to 5 years experience in sourcing professional services, either in legal, business consulting or a similar capacity with an equal track record of success. The Senior Category Manager will bring new, fresh ideas on how to establish the best processes, systems, and procedures for the team and have experience implementing such processes in their career. They will be able to navigate and excel at working within matrix style organizations, where presenting to senior leadership is frequent and common.

What's on Offer

Base salary $100K-$120K + bonus. This is a great opportunity to make a huge impact in an already sizable organization, this role offers a unique chance for any procurement professional to leave their mark. All procurement and sourcing professionals up to the task, apply now!

 
 
 
 
 
 





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