Global Category Manager - IT Professional Services
Consultant Mariia Chigrinova (R1660718)
Date posted 21 December 2016
Due to an internal promotion, a top-tier multinational is currently in the midst of hiring a capable Category Manager to join the team here in Singapore.
About the Regional Category Manager role:
You will assume a mid-senior management portfolio in the development and implementation of a global sourcing strategy for the IT professional services functions.
- Formulate strategies for IT Professional Services procurement and develop and implement sourcing strategies for assigned categories and brands on a regional scale
- Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning using industry cost models
- Initiate and implement contracts with suppliers by working with internal stakeholders such as the marketing, product management and compliance teams
- Develop a negotiation strategy that delivers against business objectives and achieves sustainable relationships with suppliers
The successful candidate will ideally have at least 15 years' experience in regional sourcing role with a multinational, with specific focus on the IT Professional Services category.
- Ideally a Bachelor's or Masters degree in Computer Engineering/Science or Business Management
- Proven track record in negotiations, project management and strong communication skills
- Ability to develop actionable recommendations and implementation plans
- Prior industry experience in the IT industry would be a plus
- Ability to converse in Mandarin as the role will require frequent interaction with Mandarin-speaking stakeholders and travel to China
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing market brand that pride itself on fantastic company welfare.
If you are ambitious and enjoy a fast-paced environment with progressive change, this would be an ideal role for you. There will be opportunities for internal mobility within the organisation possibly in time to come.
Apply today or call me to discuss this exciting opportunity.
Robert Walters (Singapore) Pte Ltd
ROC No.: 199706961E | EA Licence No.: 03C5451
EA Registration No.: R1660718 Mariia Chigrinova