Airswift. Category Manager. Schiedam, The Netherlands
Airswift has been tasked by one of our key clients to seek a Category Manager to join them in Schiedam, The Netherlands.
Day to day responsibilities will include:
Responsible for the development of the Category strategy in view of increasing competitiveness and actively participating to business development.
In charge of the effective management of strategically important vendors and the efficient global sourcing of key equipment.
Ensure that projects and operations receive the full benefits of these arrangements by supporting the correct implementation of the procurement strategy on proposals/projects/operations.
Develop long-term collaborative relationships with the strategic vendors and seek to improve vendor performance.
Develop and foster collaborative partnerships with key vendors for mutual long-term value.
Main conduit for communications with key vendors for strategic category activities. Performs the role of a central coordinating entity between various involved internal and external stakeholders
Develop and maintain robust and scientific benchmarking data for key packages under the category, to be able to assess vendor proposals and provide direction in negotiation discussions.
Coordinate with the relevant internal and external stakeholders to develop mutually beneficial long-term Frame Agreements
Work with relevant stakeholders (internal and external) and expand vendor panel for key packages with viable alternatives where agreed/required with a view towards risk mitigation on our projects and adding value to the business.
5+ years of experience
Should you be interested in this opportunity with a leading company, please apply to this advert with your up to date resume .
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