Category Manager will be responsible for managing multiple spend categories in excess of $15MM a year on the indirect side in areas such as Marketing, HR, Operations, etc. Works in concert with the Senior Vice President of Procurement on category management initiatives supporting all Adecco North America business units. Project Leader of the Procurement Team with a focus on category management, supplier management, contract negotiation, as well as risk mitigation, business/commodity support and legal engagement.
Primary responsibilities include ensuring spend categories managed are made at the lowest costs, highest quality, while providing an overall value add to the internal stakeholder. In addition, this individual would be responsible for cost savings/avoidance strategy, process efficiency and standardization, and continuous improvement. Works under general direction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree required in Business Administration or related area plus minimum of seven (7) years of experience in Purchasing and Category Management. Must have a proven track record of improving supplier performance including quality, delivery and cost.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
The Adecco Group through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands, including Accounting Principals, Adecco Staffing, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.
We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.
Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services team.
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