Category Manager
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Category Manager

Job Description

Ref ID: 05150-0011267746

Classification: Purchaser

Compensation: DOE

Our client, a large multi-national organization, has an opening in one of their BC based locations for an experienced Category Manager. To be considered for this Category Manager role, reporting to and within a team of four persons, you will have a minimum of three or more years prior experience.

Key Responsibilities:

• Participate in sourcing and procurement activities for the company locally, nationally and globally.
• Identify innovative opportunities to reduce the cost of goods and/or services.
• Assist in the development, contribution and reporting of the department’s key performance indicators.
• Assist in the implementation of new purchasing procedures to improve the efficiency of the department.
• Provide operational support for employees in the purchasing system, currently Opus Capita (master data management).
• Develop and maintain supplier evaluation protocols.
• Forge and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal customers.

Job Requirements

What you bring with you:

• Analytical, problem solving, negotiation and evaluation skills.
• Flexible, self-directed, proactive, motivated, and results orientated.
• Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
• Knowledge of end to end Procurement best practices.
• Solid knowledge of modern purchasing information systems.
• Ability to determine total cost of ownership for any given material / service.
• SCMA or equivalent certification considered an asset.

Interested applicants are invited to engage for a discussion on this role with [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and please reference job order number 05150-0011267746 in the subject line of all correspondence.

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Job Snapshot

Other Pay DOE
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 05150-0011267746
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