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Contract Remote Role - Category Manager

Company: LanceSoft Inc
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Contract Remote Role - Category Manager

6 month contract with possible extension

Candidates must have experience working with contracts for Utility T&D Construction Projects

Job Summary: The purpose of this job is to manage the supply chain for operations services, specifically utility electric and gas operations. This position manages competitive bid events, conducts negotiations, performs market/price/financial analysis, develops supplier relationships, tracks and manages supplier performance, reports cost savings, and drives continuous improvement and productivity with suppliers and customers. This position requires an experienced professional that works independently with minimal supervision and may provide guidance and direction to other client employees in support of high quality, timely and cost-effective resource acquisition activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop negotiation strategies and company positions on complex (multi-million dollar) contracts, work with Office of General Counsel to identify and incorporate appropriate levels of commercial protection and conduct negotiations to achieve the optimal business results for the company.
  • Perform market analysis and financial analysis to determine business risk associated with a supplier or contract.
  • Establish/maintain professional relationships with suppliers/partners, based on the highest ethical business practices as set forth in the Standards of Conduct and Integrity and client's Supply Chain Polices.
  • Be the corporate expert for assigned operations services categories and know the market drivers, supplier base, emerging technologies, regulatory factors, category spend by supplier, inventory, supplier and fill rate performance.
  • Acts as primary liaison to suppliers within assigned Categories.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, supply chain, or related field.
    • A minimum of five years of operations services buying experience.
    • Market knowledge of gas/electric utility products, equipment, and services.
    • Basic knowledge of business law, commercial terms and conditions, and related legal issues.

Keywords: LanceSoft Inc, Allentown , Contract Remote Role - Category Manager, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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