IMI1185 - Category Analyst

Job Family: Procurement & Supply Chain
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Procurement & Supply Chain
Department: Strategic Sourcing
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Your future role
To support the development of  the overall strategy of category management and demand planning. The individual in this role is expected to perform spend & category analysis and work closely with all internal stakeholders to capture their demand and develop planning strategies accordingly.
Primary Accountabilities
  • Develop, implement, and update all polices, strategies, procedures and process related to category management.
  • Develop and work with the ERP team to ensure that PSCM requirements related to category management & demand planning is implemented. 
  • Categorize Goods and services to ensure the optimum segmentation of the supply chain and the classification of suppliers according to the importance of their portfolio of goods and services.
  • Develop baseline/ current spend & category analysis to determine the appropriate category strategy.
  • Communicate with all internal stakeholders to ensure capturing accurate forecasting to their materials/services requirements.
  • Analyze and interpret market conditions, trends and data to identify market opportunities.
Who we are looking for
  • Bachelor University Degree. 
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Category Management Association Certification considered a plus
  • Fluent in both English and Arabic. 
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Analytical, quantitative and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Previous experience working with ERP systems.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. CV
3. Relevant Certification