Category Manager (Procurement Manager)

at Rose International Inc. in Deerfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Date Posted: 02/22/2024

Hiring Organization: Rose International

Position Number: 459107

Job Title: Category Manager (Procurement Manager)

Job Location: Deerfield, IL, USA, 60015

Work Model: Hybrid

Employment Type: Temporary

Estimated Duration (In months): 10

Min Hourly Rate($): 50.00

Max Hourly Rate($): 55.00

Must Have Skills/Attributes: Procurement


Job Description

**Only those lawfully authorized to work in the designated country associated with the position will be considered.**

**Please note that all Position start dates and duration are estimates and may be reduced or lengthened based upon a client’s business needs and requirements.**

The resource in this role will be responsible for leading our Professional Services Marketing and Learning Categories globally with a total spend around $160 million, reporting to the Global Director of Professional Services, HR and R&D within Indirect Procurement team.

This position will be responsible for leading procurement excellence and driving best value for the categories under management, with key focus on cost, quality, and service. This role involves project management across several functions, business units and global sites and collaborating closely with business partners at the senior level to define priorities, establish strategic and tactical objectives, develop a multi-year category roadmap ensuring accurate alignment of requirements and supply base. Additionally, the resource in this role will continuously and proactively investigate new suppliers/technologies as inputs into our value funnel, supporting our organizational goals while helping to improve patient outcomes.

What you'll be doing
• Collaborate with internal partners and use these relationships to lead category strategies, pipeline items and short/medium/long-term goals to support the ongoing delivery of product pipeline.
• Lead the supplier selection, risk assessment and contract negotiation process for key projects.
• Ensure that appropriate Supplier Relationship Management programs are in place for strategic and critical suppliers in the concerned categories of spend.
• Provide regular progress updates to Senior Leadership and to key internal partners
• Lead negotiations across critical supply agreements using strong value-based techniques
• Monitor, track and report on savings and incremental value of sourcing activities
• Stimulate and support innovation by using the supplier base, regularly reviewing market developments, and mobilizing the appropriate internal network.
• Be an inspiring leader within the organization on key solutions in the marketplace consistently ensuring that Baxter has line of sight to current trends in cost management.

What you'll bring
• Bachelor/Master’s degree.
• Minimum 7 years of category management experience with multinational organizations. Previous experience with Consulting or Contingent Labor is an asset.
• Proven experience in people, stakeholder and project management.
• Ability to coordinate multiple parallel sourcing initiatives across different business groups.
• Very strong analytic and negotiation skills.
• Business sense and ability to develop critical thinking.
• Experience in contracting to include but not be limited to Master Service Agreements, Statements of Work, Amendments and NDAs.
• Deep understanding of Procurement standard processes, supply markets, suppliers and products.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural and matrix environment.
• Sophisticated understanding of pricing models and contracts terms.


For information and details on employment benefits offered with this position, please visit here. Should you have any questions/concerns, please contact our HR Department via our secure website.

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Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need assistance in completing this application, or during any phase of the application, interview, hiring, or employment process, whether due to a disability or otherwise, please contact our HR Department.

Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.).

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Job Posting: 11698653

Posted On: Feb 23, 2024

Updated On: Mar 23, 2024

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