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Category Manager (Bilingual)

Location:
Montreal, QC (Remote)
Industry:
Confidential

Argentus is proud to be working again with one of our longstanding clients, a major Canadian organization with universal name recognition and a recognition for strategic sourcing excellence. This Procurement group has a world-class shared services model, with a company-wide reputation for major technical and process innovation. Today, they’re looking for a Category Manager!

Working out of Montreal (remote to start but with a plan to move to hybrid as the ongoing COVID-19 situation allows), this Category Manager will take on complex strategic sourcing, category management and vendor management for a variety of indirect categories including Construction, and/or Wireless services. Working at the individual contributor level, you will develop a sophisticated sourcing strategy for these complex categories, and execute to a high degree of effectiveness in terms of supplier performance and total cost of ownership. Utilizing your high-level, in-depth knowledge of the supplier landscape in one or more of these categories, you will use eProcurement and other tools to deliver significant cost savings, lower risk in the Procurement process, and further build value into the strategic sourcing function. You will provide exceptional vendor and contract management, working to leverage supplier relationships to improve Procurement outcomes, provide analytics and intelligence on category spend, renegotiate contracts as necessary, and provide ongoing monitoring of vendor performance. 

The successful candidate for this role is a highly entrepreneurial, self-motivated strategic Procurement expert with at least 5+ years of category and vendor management experience within at indirect categories.  Our client is looking for someone with a significant track record of driving innovation and success in Procurement, with strong relationship building, stakeholder engagement and business acumen. They are also looking for individuals with experience conducting large-scale, complex Procurements with a large amount of spend at a major organization. Please note: this is a bilingual English / French role. If this sounds like you or someone in your network, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to recruit@argentus.com

We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply. A full written job description is available upon request.

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