category management director in atlanta

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contact
billie briggins, tatum executive services
job type
contract
salary
US$ 70.00 - US$ 75.00 per hour
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job details

posted
location
atlanta, georgia
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
contract
working hours
9 to 5
salary
US$ 70.00 - US$ 75.00 per hour
experience
7 Years
reference number
506047
contact
billie briggins, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

Our non-profit client in the Atlanta, Georgia area is looking for a temp to hire Senior Category Manager for a three to six month assignment this individual will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities. Acknowledging principles and procedures to analyze financial information, preparing accurate and timely reports and statements in accordance with GAAP, and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures are being adhered to across the organization. Overseeing the finance and operational department.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Following procurement strategies, policies and procedures as defined by the Vice President (VP), develops a comprehensive understanding of business and user requirements for assigned spend categories.
  • Develops a business relationship with functional stakeholders and solicits feedback on sourcing and vendor performance, share and discuss supply base opportunities, and identify new and changed needs.
  • Supports the development of cross-functional teams by identifying internal customers and stakeholders for inclusion; interfaces with internal customers to understand requirements and resolves issues; involves key stakeholders in sourcing development and execution; informs VP of conflicts between stakeholder requirements and sourcing strategy.
  • May lead a team of one of more Procurement Specialists to deliver breakthrough levels of performance by deploying exceptional leadership skills, talent acquisition/retention, continuous coaching and professional development of team members.
  • Sets the standards for conducting internal and external research on supply market and competitive activities within assigned spend categories so as to ensure the highest levels of insight is generated; under-takes or ensures the identification of supply market economics and trends; ensures the identification of qualified supply base, maintains market information on suppliers and drives optimization of the supply base.
  • Defines strategies for assigned category families; translates improvement objectives regarding experiences and savings into viable category plans; works with VP to define the sourcing strategy to follow including suppliers list and the criticality for materials and services.
  • Leads the execution of category sourcing strategies for Clinical / Corporate categories and executes category sourcing strategies including development and execution of RFI's and RFP's, documents bid events through correspondence to suppliers; develops selection criteria and drives the selection of suppliers in collaboration with a cross-functional team; conducts supplier negotiations; collaborates with Legal to establish contracts, and performs critical tactical activities as needed including contract management and implementing improvement plans
  • Uses procurement tools and systems to create operational efficiency and visibility across the enterprise; identifies and pursues ad hoc opportunities to reduce product/service costs.
  • Oversees the management of on-going vendor relationships and supplier performance across their portfolio; ensures regular supplier meetings takes place and implements improvement strategies with suppliers.
  • Drives tracking and analytics for assigned spend areas; develops tracking mechanisms and supplier key performance indicators with the Procurement team; tracks compliance and develops leakage reports; supports formal management reporting to senior Clinical/Corporate and/or other members of senior management.
  • Minimum Requirements :
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field; Master's degree desired
  • CPM/CPSM Certification desired
  • 7 years of procurement experience in relevant spend category, preferably in healthcare sector.
  • At least 3 years managing advanced negotiations for spend categories over $50 million.
 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 75 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
 
responsibilities:

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Following procurement strategies, policies and procedures as defined by the Vice President (VP), develops a comprehensive understanding of business and user requirements for assigned spend categories.
  • Develops a business relationship with functional stakeholders and solicits feedback on sourcing and vendor performance, share and discuss supply base opportunities, and identify new and changed needs.
  • Supports the development of cross-functional teams by identifying internal customers and stakeholders for inclusion; interfaces with internal customers to understand requirements and resolves issues; involves key stakeholders in sourcing development and execution; informs VP of conflicts between stakeholder requirements and sourcing strategy.
  • May lead a team of one of more Procurement Specialists to deliver breakthrough levels of performance by deploying exceptional leadership skills, talent acquisition/retention, continuous coaching and professional development of team members.
  • Sets the standards for conducting internal and external research on supply market and competitive activities within assigned spend categories so as to ensure the highest levels of insight is generated; under-takes or ensures the identification of supply market economics and trends; ensures the identification of qualified supply base, maintains market information on suppliers and drives optimization of the supply base.
  • Defines strategies for assigned category families; translates improvement objectives regarding experiences and savings into viable category plans; works with VP to define the sourcing strategy to follow including suppliers list and the criticality for materials and services.
  • Leads the execution of category sourcing strategies for Clinical / Corporate categories and executes category sourcing strategies including development and execution of RFI's and RFP's, documents bid events through correspondence to suppliers; develops selection criteria and drives the selection of suppliers in collaboration with a cross-functional team; conducts supplier negotiations; collaborates with Legal to establish contracts, and performs critical tactical activities as needed including contract management and implementing improvement plans
  • Uses procurement tools and systems to create operational efficiency and visibility across the enterprise; identifies and pursues ad hoc opportunities to reduce product/service costs.
  • Oversees the management of on-going vendor relationships and supplier performance across their portfolio; ensures regular supplier meetings takes place and implements improvement strategies with suppliers.
  • Drives tracking and analytics for assigned spend areas; develops tracking mechanisms and supplier key performance indicators with the Procurement team; tracks compliance and develops leakage reports; supports formal management reporting to senior Clinical/Corporate and/or other members of senior management.
 
qualifications:
  • Minimum Requirements :
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field; Master's degree desired
  • CPM/CPSM Certification desired
  • 7 years of procurement experience in relevant spend category, preferably in healthcare sector.
  • At least 3 years managing advanced negotiations for spend categories over $50 million.
 
skills: GAAP


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