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Category Manager (M/F)


03.05.2022 | Lisboa | Referência: 2044071


Category Manager (M/F)


Your new company

Opportunity to join a leading multinacional.

Your new role

Develop clear business requirements and facilitates strategy;

Approach buy-in around services and solutions with key global stakeholders;

Serves as liaison with Finance, Legal, IT and other internal company functions, outside consultants and providers to manage progress, measure performance and communicate status to key stakeholders;

Establish and drive provider governance;

Lead, escalate and provide support to project specific issues (organizational, operational, contractual, financial and relationship) when the project teams cannot resolve with Vendor Measure Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance;

Ensure overall contract compliance;

Communicate on a regular basis to required Program Boards / Management Committee on progress, issues and risk.

Lead the development and implementation of new processes, procedures and/or systems to improve organizational efficiencies and cost controls.

What you need to be successful

Degree with MBA or Advanced Certifications;

10+ years of experience in procurement, at least 3 of which is in a global context;

Experience working in a mid to large global company BA/BS;

Experience with Infrastructure Services, Security and Governance, Corporate IT, Engineering, Business Systems, Accounting and settlement;

Demonstrated ability to lead teams in achieving or exceeding challenging targets;

Demonstrated ability to make critical decisions and prioritize based on Procurement and business/functional goals;

Demonstrated influencing to drive best practices;

Experience with developing and implementing successful cost saving initiatives;

Prior experience in the full Outsourcing Life-cycle, including: Scoping & Planning, Detailed Requirements Definition & SOW Development, Evaluation & Selection, Negotiation & Contract Award, Implementation, Relationship & Contract Management, and, Contract Transition & Termination;

Working knowledge of MS Office and/or SAP. Ariba knowledge is a plus.

What the company can offer you

Opportunity to work with a specialized team and consolidate your knowledge in the area.

Next step

If interested in this opportunity, click on "Send application" to send us your updated CV. If this is not what you are looking for, contact us to talk about other career opportunities, always in an absolutely confidential manner.