Manage category management teams (of multiple JL 4s in IC role) within Source to Contract tower. The teams include Category Management Support, Contract Management, Bid etc.
Recruit, train and mentor the resources as per the clients expectation.
Review and approve the deliverables.
Stakeholder and escalation management
Manage CSL and KPIs for the teams in scope.
Focus on transformation and continuous improvement
Focus on PPM deployment
Focus on improving top and bottom line.
Knowledge, understanding and application of spend analysis and strategic sourcing methodologies
Knowledge of contracts and contract management
Experience in managing categories esp. in a multi-national procurement set-up
Thorough knowledge of category - general market trends, supplier base, cost drivers, sourcing methodology, sourcing levers etc.
Strong business communication skills
Comfortable with Power Point, Excel and Word
Comfortable with SAP and Ariba