About the job
On behalf of our esteemed client, an international firm specialized in logistics based in Doha, Swisslinx is seeking a Senior Specialist – Category Manager to join their team.
In this role, the right candidate will lead the efforts to define and implement the company-wide strategy with the aim of guaranteeing a structured approach to the management of a category(s). That approach takes into consideration the demand analysis, market and vendor analysis, risk assessment and potential value levers in order to drive scale, help deliver cost reductions, increase efficiency, and maximize value.
Relevant level of skills required for the position:
• 8 or more years of experience in the area of Procurement and supply Chain Management as a category manager or in a similar role.
• Minimum of 5 years experience within a multinational company
• Procurement experience in offshore industry or container shipping, or gas & petrochemical or logistics (EPM/ construction)
• Good knowledge of supplier management techniques, procedures & policies.
• Good knowledge of sources of supply, market trends and pricing practices.;
• Supplier Development and negotiation skills
• Experience providing a strategic direction, driving stakeholder integration, experience delivering a business plan
• Managerial experience (managing at least 5 people)
This is a great opportunity with a great client! We are looking forward to receiving your application.