TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"
Conducts complex financial and operational analyses of TruGreen activities to support Procurement strategic sourcing efforts. Supports the Category Managers and Directors for all program related needs, issues and initiatives in the categories assigned. Assists in framework development to improve supplier and performance management.
Supports assigned categories by interfacing with stakeholders to understand and support assigned spend category requirements by developing unprecedented solutions to a wide range of difficult problems; supports category managers to negotiate new agreements and manage existing relationships with suppliers
Develops and executes short and long-term category management strategies based on business needs and market intelligence
Leads key projects and processes as identified by manager (including but not limited to negotiating, sourcing, contracting, cost modeling, project management)
Defines opportunities to improve cost and add value by creating complex models and conducting analysis of financial and operating information including: spend, total cost of ownership, and category and industry trends
Performs analysis, reporting and forecasting on market and commodity conditions including supplier profiles and cost structures
Utilizes systems to improve visibility and management of information; effectively manages contracts and supplier performance
Conducts research and stays current on category market, business, and technology trends improving category management and delivery value
Supports enforcement of procurement policies and processes, including the use of Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes to identify potential suppliers
Assists in framework development to improve supplier and performance management
May oversee the completion of projects or assignments of less experienced analysts
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree required and 3+ years of experience in category management/strategic sourcing and pricing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years of supplier relationship development and Industry experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical skills with ability to collect and correlate information and data
Ability to build customer relationships and provide customer service
Knowledge of company products and services
Detail oriented, self-motivated with ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work and meet deadlines
Written and verbal communication skills
Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Mathematical skill to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, proportions, percentages, area and volume
Time management skills, including punctuality for on-time attendance
Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple tasks
Office Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to:
Sit, stand and walk
Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
Speak and hear
Use close vision abilities
Occasionally required to:
Lift or move up to 10 lbs
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
*Low to moderate
TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.
Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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