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Senior Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 288631/001_1552602338
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/03/2019

Senior Category Manager

  • Upper Level Management
  • $ 90,000 - 100,000
  • Charlotte, NC

A Consumer Goods Manufacturing company located in the greater Charlotte area, is looking to hire a Senior Category Manager for their growing department. The Senior Category Manager is responsible for overseeing the indirect categories (Professional Services, HR, Facilities, IT, Marketing, Real Estate and Legal) and will report directly into the CPO. Responsibilities and Desired Experience:

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies and processes globally across the entire organization
  • Communicate effectively and Influence various senior leadership figures across the business
  • Conduct analysis and synthesize data to identify cost savings opportunities
  • Effective at mitigating risks, and improving category performance
  • Successful background of meeting targets and creating supplier diversity


  • 5+ years of experience in procurement/sourcing/category management
  • Bachelor's Degree (Masters/MBA is preferred)
  • Strong experience working with global stakeholders
  • Strong negotiations and influencing kills
  • Compelling verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adopt multiple perspectives and understanding various viewpoints while working with stakeholders

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