Role details

Category Manager (Professional Services)

Northbrook   •   USD90,000 - USD120,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Be an integral part of a top-down tranformational procurement project
  • High visibility, high impact opportunity with a well-established organization

About Our Client

Our client is top leader in their industry seeking a creative and highly strategic individual to add to their growing indirect Procurement team. This client envisions having a procurement function that is nimble and proactive in implementing high-level strategies. If you are the type of professional who likes a challenge, this could be for you.

Job Description

  • Manages and facilitates vendor relationships in varying indirect categories
  • Identifies and establishes cost and performance improvement strategies
  • Leads efforts in developing best practices for all professional services categories
  • Evaluates/Qualifies vendors, makes recommendations, and negotiates to ensure best cost, quality, and assurance of delivery

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years strategic sourcing experience with Consulting, Travel, Legal, Comp & Benefits, HR, Marketing, Finance, Accounting & Tax, Fleet, Temp Labor Services
  • Proven strategic, analytic, and quantitative skills with the ability to translate data into actionable deliverables
  • Possesses superb communication and interpersonal skills (both with internal and external stakeholders)
  • Ability to articulate the importance of specific sourcing initiatives (value-add)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field required

What's on Offer

The compensation for the successful Category Manager (Professional Services) will be between $90K-$120K plus bonus, and comprehensive benefits package, commensurate with experience.

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