IMI1637 - Senior Category Management Specialist - PSCM

Job Family: Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Procurement & Supply Chain
Department: Strategic Sourcing
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2023
Your future role & Job Purpose

We are looking to hire Senior Category Management Specialist,

To support the development of the overall strategy of category management. 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.

Key Accountabilities

The Senior Category Management Specialist, will be responsible for but not limited to:

  1. Lead the development, implementation, and update of all polices, strategies, procedures and process related to category management
  2. Develop and work with the ERP team to ensure that PSCM requirements related to category management is implemented
  3. 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.
  4. Develop baseline/ current spend & category analysis to determine the appropriate category strategy.
  5. Conduct market assessment of suppliers and their supply chain.
  6. Analyze and interpret market conditions, trends, and data to identify market opportunities
  7. Identify opportunities to enhance business performance through improved analytics and reporting.
  8. Provide leadership, coordination and coaching to the team, ensuring they are trained enabling them to achieve the operational and financial metrics within their areas of responsibility and succeed in their roles
  9. People management responsibility.
  10. Deliver briefs, updates, and reports as and when required.
Who we are looking for

Experience:  10/+ years of relevant experience. Preferably to have experience in Shipbuilding/Rebuilding/Marine / Shipyard Industries

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations Management, Engineering, Computer Science, MIS or closely related degree

Professional Qualifications:  Category Management Association Certification/ MCIPS considered a plus

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Basic accounting and business finance principles.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Analytical, quantitative and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and other MS office tools
  • Previous experience working with ERP systems.

Language: Fluent In English

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