Responsible for executing category strategy and managing the contractual commitments for a category. This role will report to a personnel manager within ISC Procurement Services organization, with business direction provided by a Sourcing Project Manager. Requires ability to conduct market analysis, including market drivers, supplier profiles and relative negotiating positions. The average travel will be 50-65%.
Location is Budapest, Hungary.
Main Responsibility Areas
Provide category support as assigned by the Client Sourcing Consultant and Category Strategy Leader
Owns primary responsibility to achieve client success against all contractual commitments at a category level
Responsible to understand category deliverables, savings commitments, milestones and obligations, and establish a project plan to meet each
Provide leadership in applying any appropriate council developed sourcing strategies/playbooks to client specific sourcing initiatives
Develop client category charter, baseline and market intelligence documents, sourcing strategy and category management approach per the 7 step sourcing process
Develop integrated (tactical and strategic) category sourcing strategy which delivers short term savings and drives category transformation through time
Provide category leadership and direction to Category Buyers
Responsible for on- going category management activities including driving supplier performance, demand management savings, and increasing category compliance
Communicate and negotiate with clients and suppliers through all levels of organization, primary interface to key category client stakeholders
Ensure category work products and deliverables are Green Book compliant and audit ready
Drive category hands-free and catalog strategy