Category Manager - Logistics - Procurement Services

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Candidatul Ideal

 The Category Manager’s primary responsibility is to develop and execute global and regional strategies for indirect spend categories for a single, dedicated WNS-Denali client account. He or she is also responsible for developing a strategic sourcing pipeline, building and launching of RFIs/RFPs, planning and executing negotiation strategies, contracting, and managing supplier relationships. A successful Category Manager will drive year over year savings while ensuring quality and service level requirements are met.

The main sourcing category that the individual with be executing project on will be Logistics  Category and  related sub-categories. (e.g Truck Load, Ocean Freight, Air Freight, 3PL, 4PL, Warehousing etc.)


 Key Responsibilities / Job Duties


  • Developing and executing category strategies with a focus on developing a supply base to meet the changing requirements of the assigned category, analyzing market trends and business environment, and long term commercial strategic direction
  • Leading supplier negotiations within a framework of a strategic contractual relationship
  • Managing overall supplier relationships including supplier performance, capability development, contracting, risk mitigation, cost, and quality improvements
  •  Identify cost savings through negotiations, event driven activities, and alternate sourcing strategies to achieve assigned cost reduction goals.
  • Manage the team’s objective setting and achievement, performance, career growth, training, and competency development
  •  Act as the escalation point for the category team, communicate and resolve operational issues, and escalate to the Regional Delivery Lead as required

Descrierea jobului

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Deep understanding of category management methods and approaches and an ability to apply various concepts to category-level activities at the client
  • Expertise in Logistics  category including understanding external market dynamics, top suppliers, market trends and highlights, procurement strategies
  • Ability to determine the appropriate procurement strategy for given categories and business requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to provide custom solutions to the client’s requirements
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills, including ability to motivate and manage people
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is required
  • MBA or master’s degree in supply chain, operations, or business preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of related work experience within category management, sourcing, or procurement consulting






Descrierea companiei

WNS Global Services Inc. (NYSE: WNS) is a global Business Process Management (BPM) leader. WNS offers business value to 400+global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals, including Banking and Financial Services, Consulting and Professional Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics, Telecommunications, Travel and Utilities. Globally, the group’s over 44,000+ Professionals serve across 60 delivery centers in 16 countries worldwide.

About WNS Romania:
WNS Romania is a leading provider of end-to-end BPM solutions in Europe. We are strategic partner to our clients for delivering a full range of basic to complex business processes. 
We understand European business while maintaining a global context. We have stood by this statement since our inception in 2008.
Our core capabilities are around German, Italian, Spanish, French, English languages across F&A, Procurement and Customer Service Interaction Services. We have over 11 clients and more than 450 employees across multiple industries like: Insurance, Travel & Leisure, Manufacturing, Market Intelligence, Music & Entertainment and Specialty Minerals. 
We are most admired for our people, partnership approach, performance and domain expertise. 
You will enjoy:

  • Bonuses for your results
  • A great office, a friendly atmosphere and a multinational environment
  • Wide range of development and training options (including soft skills and language courses) 
  • Bookster and Benefits Online for you to enjoy your hobbies
Publicat 25 ian. 2022 Reactualizat 22 feb. 2022 Expiră 24 feb. 2022
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