Category Manager

Itasca, IL |$90,000 - $100,000 yearly | Job ID: 106744

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Job Description

Our client, a national services company in the western suburbs of Chicago, is growing exponentially. Due to this growth, they are adding new talent to their procurement department. They are looking to hire a Category Manager to own their designated category and drive improved procurement processes and cost savings in the organization.

Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Act as the procurement and contract management expert for assigned product categories, specifically within the human resources function
  • Create statements of work that outline the technical requirements for vendors
  • Manage the negotiation of vendor terms and conditions and associated maintenance and support for agreements
  • Coordinate and lead planning continuous improvements initiatives as well as project management
  • Meet regularly with the business to ensure needs are met in a timely and accurate fashion

Category Manager Requirements:
  • 3+ years of procurement experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, purchasing, supply chain management or related field
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills

Thank you for your time and consideration of this Category Manager opportunity. We look forward to reviewing your resume!

Thank you,

Abby Dean
Project Manager, Supply Chain
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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