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Senior Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 213671/001_1536854630
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 13/09/2018

A global company with Headquarters in DFW is seeking a Senior Category Manager to bring on to the team to manage and develop further existing relationships.

The Senior Category Manager will be responsible for:
- Managing an array of indirect categories including but not limited to IT, Professional Services and HR applications
- Engaging in and building strategic long term vendor relationships and agreements
- Manage supplier software and service agreements that can last up to 7 years
- Drive end to end value for internal and external stakeholders
- Ability to gather, analyze, and present data to stakeholders in order to identify cost saving opportunities and timelines for achieving
- Engage with suppliers and create leverage opportunities for items such as SaaS, contract renewals, and service upgrades

Qualified candidates will have the following:
- BS in Business Management, Software Engineering, or similar specialty (MBA preferred)
- 5+ years experience in sourcing & procurement
- Experience managing contracts and negotiating contract renewals
- Ability to travel up to 20% of time

The selected individual for this opportunity will be brought into a leadership position where they will guide, implement, and execute strategy leading to the achievement of long term goals for the company. Please apply directly.

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