Category Manager - Indirect | Belgium
|Category:||Logisitics & Supply Chain|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Category Manager Indirect.docx (Word, 192KB)
|Application Close Date:||28-Sep-2018|
Sibelco mines and manufactures a wide range of mineral products for both local and international markets. Founded in 1872, Sibelco began in Europe and has grown into one of the largest industrial minerals companies in the world - privately owned and multinational, our vision is to be the best Global Material Solutions Company. We are market driven, operationally excellent and offer a compelling culture.
We are seeking a Category Manager to work with key regional and global suppliers to ensure the best sourcing deals are in place by leveraging our global presence and buying power.
By building an Indirect category strategy across the globe, we will continue to professionalise our processes in this area.
Develop the short, medium and long term category strategy in alignment with business requirements
Develop the supplier relationship strategy
Build effective relationships with internal key stakeholders. Support senior leaders with analysis of procurement strategic opportunities or risks that affect the future course of the business
Monitor and understand the market, key players and demand drivers for the category
Manage interaction with key global / regional suppliers
Work together with the regional category managers and / or local buyers to implement the category strategy
Monitor and gather spend data from various sources (such as ERP, BI, supplier info) to track performance
The ideal applicant will:
Have demonstrated category management experience
Have experience in specific IT category management, contracting and complex negotiations.
Experience in other indirect categories such as Travel, HR, CarFleet is a plus
Be collaborative with all internal and external contacts to ensure we Deliver On Promise
Be able to demonstrate a methodical and structured approach
Sibelco offers a compelling culture in which people thrive and perform at their best across diverse nations and roles, where employees are challenged to explore possibilities and are recognized for their contribution to the company's successes.
To be formally considered for our role, please submit your application via the advertised platform. For more information please contact Neil Shafe on +44 1626 322 356 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 27th September.
Sibelco recognise the strength of our diverse global workforce and value difference and inclusion for all. Our rich mix of people bring an exciting exchange of ideas and knowledge to keep us moving forward and innovating new solutions. We seek talent of all backgrounds and abilities and continue to develop our leaders and our culture to help all employees to grow and reach their full potential.