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Category Manager, Indirect

Mississauga, ON

Today Argentus is working with a top Retail client on a great indirect procurement search! This company operates a number of excellent retail brands, with global reach and an excellent supply chain organization. To augment their Indirect Procurement, today they’re looking for a Category Manager, Indirect! 

 This individual will work out of the company’s head office in Mississauga, ON to lead strategic sourcing for a variety of indirect categories—goods not for resale. The successful candidate will take on end-to-end sourcing for any indirect category needs, working on supplier selection, relationship management, negotiations, and contracting, as part of the development of a source-to-pay (S2P) model for the organization. In this role, you will work as part of a cross-functional team to execute medium-to-large procurement projects for national spend, while also taking on certain projects as part of the company’s global spend as well to better align the spend across the organization. You will work with a variety of internal stakeholders to establish strong relationships and understand their needs, and then work to develop and rationalize the supplier base to provide strong cost savings, as well as opportunities for efficiencies and innovation, aligning the business through process improvements and procurement excellence. In addition, this role has a strong data analytics component, as you’ll be working to evaluate suppliers using a variety of KPIs and present insights to senior leadership in the business.

This is a great sole contributor level role for a mid-career strategic sourcing professional looking to make their mark at an excellent company. At least 5-7 years of strategic sourcing experience in indirect categories (i.e. goods not for resale and corporate services) is a requirement for this role, as is expertise managing end-to-end sourcing projects at a regional and global level. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a wonderful organization, reach out to Argentus today! Send an email with your current resume to  

Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give prospective candidates a basic overview of the role. A full written job description is available upon request. We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply.

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