Develop a good understanding of the organisation’s mission and supply requirements.
Support the development of, alignment to, and delivery of, a category strategy in line with business needs through proactive stakeholder engagement.
Execution of the end-to-end tendering and contracting processes using available technologies
Manage the procurement strategy implementation / tendering execution for parts of the category
Manage suppliers professionally and proactively to ensure a high level of supplier performance.
Constantly challenge key suppliers to identify continuous improvements
Define requirements and templates for analytics and market intelligence, with support from the Analytics capability
Co-ordinate the analytics and e-Sourcing support from the Global Category Analyst
Within the allocated spend area(s), support Procurement service delivery and improvement, and ensure that the organisation purchases from approved suppliers with pre-negotiated contracts and in compliance with category-defined policies.
Share best practices across all global categories
Operational experience in hands-on, category management roles
Proven experience in supplier sourcing and conducting due diligence; including tendering, negotiation and contracting
Ability to conduct and lead detailed analysis and modelling (incl. spend, demand, specification, supply market, process reviews) and to draw insights from analysis
Advanced proficiency with Procurement technology
Advanced MS Excel skills
High levels of personal accountability and proactivity
Highly developed influencing and negotiation skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Degree level in Business, Finance, Engineering, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or similar level, category-relevant qualification / Equivalent experience.