Category Manager ( Medical)


Adecco is recruiting for a Category Manager for a Temp full-time role (until April 2021). our client located in Ottawa, On. Ideal candidate will be supporting Ottawa and Toronto.

Ideal candidate must be able to travel

The Category Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and coordinate the procurement department’s operational plans and processes.
  • Establish networks and maintain positive relationships internally and externally throughout the vendor community, government, stakeholders, etc.
  • Collaborate with experts as required to incorporate complex or technical information in procurement documents and ensure necessary information is provided to potential proponents
  • Plan, develop and manage all activities related to competitive sourcing
  • Ensure that contracts are negotiated, managed, and monitored to meet CBS’ short- and long-term needs
  • Track contract expiration and is personally responsible to ensure timely sourcing, renewal, or extension as appropriate well before the agreement expires
  • Fully understand all spend on goods and services by assigned client and category, whether or not that spend is currently under contract or managed by Procurement
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of customer(s) business needs through attending planning and update meetings
  • Assist with the budget process by providing cost estimates for budgetary purposes and project approval prior to commencement of sourcing
  • The Category Manager must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Post-secondary level education from a recognized academic institution, preferably a Business Degree (Business Administration, Materials Management, or related discipline)
  • A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP), designation is a definite asset
  • Five years of related, progressive experience
  • Experience in complex procurement negotiations
  • Experience in developing competitive sourcing documents
  • Good knowledge of cost accounting and ability to apply it to understanding internal spend, supplier costs, and total costs of ownership
  • Knowledge of regulated industry standards and with ISO 9000, TQM, cGMP or an equivalent is required
  • Knowledge of SAP Ariba (Contracts & Sourcing modules)
  • If you are interested in the Category Manager, apply for our role by clicking on Apply with Adecco button.



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