Category Manager Associate I
McKesson Europe
Atlanta Metro
4d ago

Job Summary :

We are seeking a Category Manager Associate I to add to our team! This role is responsible for complex procurement sourcing activities across all categories including, but not limited to category baselining, profiling and preparation, execution and analysis of sourcing procurement events.

This critical role works with Sourcing Procurement Category Leads and Contract Specialists within Procurement to define requirements and support sourcing efforts.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborates with the Category Lead as a thought partner in defining the category strategy to grow spend under management and deliver savings, insights and recommendations
  • Embraces best in class sourcing processes to support sourcing event by determining the current state assessment, market analysis, supplier potential, external benchmarking
  • Provides ongoing analytical guidance to stakeholders by exploring requirements and potential solutions
  • Prepare the bid evaluation analysis for stakeholder and Category Management teams, including qualitative information provided by supplier and supplier pricing structure
  • Support suppliers through RFP questions / completion and coordinate next round meeting structure
  • Perform thoughtful analysis and scenario builds for final supplier selection
  • Lead in the development of sourcing strategies including e-sourcing events
  • Minimum Qualifications :

  • 4+ years of procurement or equivalent experience
  • Critical Skills :

  • High proficiency in MS applications - specifically Microsoft Excel (formulas, data analysis)
  • Strong Project Management Experience
  • Experience using Procurement solutions highly desirable i.e. Ariba is a plus
  • Experience managing strategic vendor relationships to maximize benefits of supplier partnerships
  • Education

  • 4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • McKesson is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

    McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities.

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    Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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