Category Manager

Posted on 13/09/2021
Ref #BBHH652
  • EUR350 - EUR450 per day
  • Dublin
  • 12 months
  • Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain

Our client an Enterprise technology company, based in Dublin, are currently hiring for a Category Manager to be responsible for delivering the company's end to end sourcing projects within the 'Network' Category.

This will include sourcing and contracting for new software and services to time, quality and cost objectives and proactively identifying and delivering tangible cost savings to the installed network year on year for recurring spend.

Responsibilities

  • Forge and develop the strong collaborative relationships with business partners in network planning and engineering.
  • Lead multiple concurrent sourcing projects, delivering to time quality and cost objectives
  • Lead the contract negotiation and execution process efficiently with cross functional teams.
  • Advocate in day to day management of supply relationships, solving problems and resolving disputes
  • for the long term good of the company.
  • Contribute to the Sourcing team performance beyond their immediate area of responsibility
  • Stay ahead of the industry developments and identify and implement initiatives to reduce the cost of deploying
  • and operating technology solutions

Requirements

  • At least 5 years' Experience in Strategic Sourcing, in the technology /ICT industry.
  • Strong experience in sourcing software and negotiating software contracts.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and exert influencing skills in a complex fast moving environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills
  • Project management in complex multi-project environment.

This is a full-time, contract position for an initial period of 12 months with the potential to to extend to 24 months and/or become permanent (although this is not guaranteed).

Please apply online to be considered.

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