Category Manager

  • Job type

  • Location

    Dublin City
  • Specialism

    Procurement And Supply Chain
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay


Technology, procurement, buyer, category manager

Your new company
Your new company is a global leader who helps customers navigate their digital transformation journeys. They are passionate about technology and the possibilities that greater connectivity enables. You will join their customer support and service teams, who solve problems and bring much needed relief to people every day. You will benefit from extensive training/support that comes with an office community when you start, with the possibility for remote working down the line. This is a full-time position, on-site at the company’s location – City West business campus.

Your new role
As a Category Manager, you will be working with client stakeholders to undertake & support complex sourcing projects to ensure delivery of category strategies, provide client stakeholders with supply market intelligence and market trends in professional services and non-enterprise software services, manages client line manager relationships and vendor relationships and leads the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in this role, you need to be a graduate with 5 to 10 years of sourcing & procurement experience, hands on experience of having undertaken and led sourcing projects across indirect spends such as management consulting, business services, marketing, software, facilities etc. Also, have Hands on experience in eProcurement applications and MIS reporting and Reporting dashboards

Additional Attributes:
First class business communication skills - verbal and written
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Provide support to Operations lead in team management
Mentoring of team members

Good to Have
MBA is desirable
Specialized certification in supply chain - CPSM / CIPS
Skills in RPA and automation leveraging internal and 3rd party applicational

What you'll get in return
The salary for this role is €50.000-60.000, plus performance bonus. You will be working onsite in Dublin 24 in a modern and dynamic office space. This is a permanent position which will give you a rewarding opportunity within a challenging industry, while also gaining hands on experience. This organization has a reputation for developing and promoting within the company, giving you numerous opportunities for career progression.
You’ll get benefits such as: Tax Saver Scheme – which allows employees to purchase travel tickets/ bike tax free as well as free parking. Health Insurance - 10% off a health insurance plan with Irish Life. Company contribution pension scheme. Sick Pay – Entitled to 6 days of sick leave per year, 2 days study leave. We pride ourselves with our extensive variety of upskilling courses, which we promote in the workplace and encourage employees to participate in to develop themselves on both a personal and professional level. This position will give you a rewarding opportunity within a dynamic and challenging industry. This organization has a reputation for developing and promoting within the company giving you numerous opportunities for career progression, EAP programmed and a fun & friendly culture are some of the other benefits for working within this organization.
Job Type: Full-time #1103830

Talk to Paula Marcos Llarch, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin, 26/27a Grafton Street, DublinTelephone:+35315710024
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