Role details

Indirect Category Manager - Consulting

Toronto   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Sourcing
  • Consulting

About Our Client

My client is a leading consulting practice

Job Description

As a Category Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with clients and advising on various sourcing strategies (local and enterprise-wide)
  • Running strategic sourcing initiatives, buying, spend analytics etc.
  • Understanding/achieving category deliverables, savings commitments, milestones and obligations, and establishing a project plan to meet each
  • Performing category management/sourcing execution activities
  • Delivering on-going category management (strategy management) activities including driving supplier performance, demand management savings, and increasing category compliance
  • Maintaining exceptional market intelligence on industry trends
  • Providing leadership to buyers and analysts

The Successful Applicant

My client is looking for:

  • 5 years+ category management/strategic sourcing experience
  • ideally consulting/professional services experience
  • Degree educated
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong presentation/interaction skills
  • Able to communicate ideas and strategies effectively at all levels
  • Strong IT skills
  • Flexibility to travel

What's on Offer

An excellent opportunity to be part of a growing team. Excellent exposure and experience with a variety of companies/industries. Strong salary & package.

Must be flexible to travel - majority of work will be at client site (predominantly within the GTA)

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