• Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree / Post Graduate Degree, any field.
• Required skill(s): category management, strategic sourcing, contract management, supplier management, purchasing, category management, Industry Research, and Analysis.
• 10 + years of business experience in procurement/supply chain management, strategic sourcing, supplier management, or relevant industry preferably in mining & resources.
• 5 + years of extensive knowledge of procurement and category management principals including sourcing process, negotiations, contracting, supplier management, supplier diversity, industry/trend analysis, metrics and measurements, and procurement tools.
• Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPSM (CPM) and/ or CPCU or Professional SCM Certificates are desired.
• Demonstrates excellence in the application of Category Management practices
• Demonstrates experience in intermediate negotiations
• Applies working knowledge of Strategic Sourcing process to low-med value / low-med risk sourcing events
• Captures safety, efficiency, reliability, and total cost results from suppliers
• The Basic user of tools sets for managing portfolio categories
• Scopes out projects and plan and leads efforts through all phases of Category Management
• Able to apply a broad range of P/SCM tools in accomplishing category goals and business performance
• Ability to influence others to achieve results by thinking strategically, communicating clearly, and fostering mutually beneficial internal and external relationships.
• Demonstrates a high-level understanding of relevant procurement processes (e.g., category management, strategic sourcing, contract management, purchasing) and can share benefits with key stakeholders.
• Good understanding of internal business processes, external customer segments, strategic direction, and business objectives.
• Ability to think strategically, conceptually, and analytically to assess problems, identify and consider potential solutions, and make timely recommendations.
• Demonstrates an understanding of budgetary and financial functions, processes, timelines, constraints, and how each impact or enables the procurement process (including annual cycles, budget initiatives, and finance activities).