Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities and Duties

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Implement category or commodity strategies to optimize business efficiency.

Execute elements of the overall operations category strategy to ensure service delivery improvements.

Perform category management including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract, performance and risk management.

Work with Category Managers in understanding the global spend and identifying opportunities to increase quality and improve value for money.

Perform procurement reporting and analysis of management information to identify potential improvement opportunities.

Identify innovative procurement solutions that provide cashable savings and process efficiencies for the organization.

Address vendor issues to ensure the highest level of service delivery.

Maintain contractual and business relationships with vendors.

Facilitate implementation of procurement change initiatives within category to improve business performance.

Develop best procurement practices to lead and manage procurement teams.

Develop and maintain expert knowledge of respective global supply markets, competitors and product innovations.

Build strong relationship with customers and ensure customer satisfaction.

Provide assistance to company’s acquisition strategies by completing the due diligence and integration activities for the spend categories.

Plan and execute effective negotiation processes with vendors.

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