Procurement Category Manager at Adker

Job Description

  • Implement category or commodity strategies to optimize business efficiency.
  • Execute elements of the overall operations category strategy to ensure service delivery improvements.
  • Perform category management including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract, performance and risk management.
  • Work with Category Managers in understanding the global spend and identifying opportunities to increase quality and improve value for money.
  • Perform procurement reporting and analysis of management information to identify potential improvement opportunities.
  • Identify innovative procurement solutions that provide cashable savings and process efficiencies for the organization.
  • Address vendor issues to ensure the highest level of service delivery.
  • Maintain contractual and business relationships with vendors.
  • Facilitate implementation of procurement change initiatives within category to improve business performance.
  • Develop best procurement practices to lead and manage procurement teams.
  • Develop and maintain expert knowledge of respective global supply markets, competitors and product innovations.
  • Build strong relationship with customers and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Provide assistance to company’s acquisition strategies by completing the due diligence and integration activities for the spend categories.
  • Plan and execute effective negotiation processes with vendors.


  • First Degree in relevant course
  • Minimum 5 years in strategic procurement role with exposure to supply chain management, complex strategic sourcing and optimal procurement processes and standards
  • MBA or Masters degree is an added advantage
  • Engineering or Operational background is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated performance in working within cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Expert data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Expert negotiation skills

Method of Application

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Interested and qualified? Go to Adker on to apply


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