Position Title: Category Management Manager
Company: Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd
Business Area: ST Engineering
Purpose of the Position: Manages and delivers the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and a benefits plans across categories to maximise value captured from third party spend.
 
Roles and Responsibilities
Operational
  • Manages the design and implementation of sourcing strategies including project plans, stakeholder engagement and benefits tracking
  • Identify and determine future product and services requirement to align with business strategy
  • Responsible for delivery of RFx processes for procurement projects including tender management, supplier evaluations and negotiations
  • Conduct rationalization of suppliers for categories in scope
  • Conducts negotiations with suppliers and ensure rebates of all categories in scope are accurately applied
  • Update catalogues by coordinating with procurement technology and suppliers
  • Regularly reviews market dynamics to inform development and updates to category strategies
  • Performs analysis of historical spend for reporting and to support future planning
  • Collaborate with internal customers to obtain feedback on sourcing strategies
  • Monitor overall savings, rebates of all categories in scope
Org. & People
  • Facilitate continuous communications between SBAs to obtain inputs for brands used, quality perceptions, business strategies and etc.
  • Build relationship with business users to develop insights of other potential categories
  • Leads and motivates a high performance team
 
Capabilities 
Leadership
  • Possess high internal influence
  • Able to motivate SSC team members and direct activities to junior personnel
Managerial
  • Strong project management skills
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
Technical
  • Possess business intelligence experience and business analytics skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Significant procurement and sourcing experience
Industry Knowledge
  • Deep category knowledge in products and services within the category
  • Supplier market knowledge
Key KPIs
Team
  • Category of savings
  • Rationalising of suppliers
  • Timeframe for sourcing
 
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelors of Engineering/Commerce/Supply Chain/Business Administration
 
Experience Required
  • 6-8 years of experience in Procurement and Sourcing
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