• Procurement Category Management Support

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Paramus
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2018 10:30 AM)
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    Contract to Perm (Full-Time)
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  • Overview

    This position has the potential for conversion to perm after 3-6 months, however it is not guaranteed.

    Individual will be responsible for providing general support for NA Sourcing function in an effort to develop and implement the regional strategy for various categories including HR, Consulting services, Marketing & Advertising and others. 


    • Support the Sourcing effort to develop a NA Sourcing strategies integrating all client Business Unit volume.
    • Support the NA Category Management Team to implement the strategy across NAM.
    • Work with other Regional leaders, Procurement staff and key stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of those strategies in those regions.
    • Develop an understanding of existing category contracts and participate in negotiation and review of terms.
    • Work to streamline the Sourcing process for the internal customer to acquire products and services.
    • Provide general tactical support for Procurement categories including PO/Invoice dispute resolution and general internal customer support.
    • Understand the workflow tools and collaborate with IT and the client team to maintain and or develop/enhance technologies and/or alternatives.
    • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities across Sourcing function.
    • Coordinate and generate business unit reporting (savings, compliance, monthly status and ad hoc)
    • Contribute to KPI measurements such as PO coverage, days to pay, etc in addition to supplier quality metrics
    • Implement and lead global tools and platforms including spend analysis, contract database and e-bidding tool
    • General Sourcing support as necessary across various Procurement categories (chemicals)


    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college – with a preferred focus in Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering 
    • 3-5 years minimum Procurement/Sourcing Experience
    • 1-3 years minimum HR/Consulting Services Experience
    • Strong Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
    • Strong Computer Skills
    • Experience working with Multiple Global Business Units
    • Contract Knowledge
    • Strong Negotiation Skills
    • Strong technical skills (Tableau a plus)
    • Strong Communication Skills is a must


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