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18/10 Saumya Ghildiyal
Senior Consultant - Recruitment & Client Relationships at HR Central

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Category Manager - Procurement - Consulting Firm (5-10 yrs)

Anywhere in India/Multiple Locations Job Code: 38452

- We are looking for a Category Manager. Contractors/freelancers who are looking for short term project opportunities who are immediate joiners are invited.

- They can be based anywhere in India and can work remotely.

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in category management and procurement is mandatory.

About client :

- A niche management consulting firm focused on helping organizations overcome business challenges, maximize growth & overall performance through effective problem solving, efficient people, process and technology solutioning, end to end execution and management.

- We have been certified Great Place to Work by AIM and have been ranked as "50 Best Firms for Data Scientists to Work For"

- We help clients with Business Consulting, Program & Project Management, Digital Transformation, Product Management, Process & Technology Solutioning and Execution including Analytics & Emerging Tech areas cutting across functional areas such as Supply Chain, Finance & HR, Sales & Distribution.

- We are a group of seasoned professionals having diverse industry, solution and product experience thereby making us effective business liaisons. We are 400+ consultants strong coming with strong diverse background fueling our growth story in India and across four other global locations viz. US, UK, Singapore and Australia.

Role : Category Manager

Project Tenure : Initially 3 months - Remote Opportunity

Notice Period : Immediate joiners

Responsibilities :

- Research and identify innovative procurement solutions for assigned category or initiative

- Develop category strategy plans, including road map and stakeholder mapping

- Develop effective relationships with internal stakeholders that support the Procurement strategy

- Develop effective relationships with 3rd Parties, adhering to emerging SRM framework

- Lead and communicate with cross-functional teams to execute strategy and drive performance

- Raise and maintain Procurement Profile

- Conduct strategic sourcing initiatives including fact-based negotiations (vendor and industry analysis, benchmarks and cost structure analysis)

- Negotiate commercials and contract terms with support of legal and Risk Domains

- Mitigate contractual risks as identified in the service segmentation and work with the internal stakeholders to ensure they understand and ultimately own the risks not mitigated.

- Ensure each treatment strategy of the vendor, used for on-going monitoring, is adequately contracted and communicated to the relevant service owner and vendor relationship owner.

- Support vendors- exit strategy

Operational : 

- Ensure sourcing and category initiatives meet the top corporate objectives of the organisation

- Report and track benefits and performance of implemented category plans

- Lead and support the business to utilise the P2P (Purchase to Pay) system to ensure compliance with financial standards

- Improve TPM Lifecycle through a series of enhancements

- Support the remediations of any Procurement findings derived from either Internal Audit or FRBNY examinations.

Talent Nurturing and Team Management : 

- Leads by example

- Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct

- Ability to use strong interpersonal and leadership skills, to effective coach, assist others with personal development, while being emotionally resilient and able to maintain high performance.

Experience :

- Minimum 5 years plus in similar role

- Degree and Procurement certification achieved (i.e. CIPS)

- Experience working for an FMI ( Financial Market Infrastructure) is preferable

- Coaching experience required


- Undergraduate Degree/CIPS accreditation desirable

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