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!"
Manages all facets of assigned procurement category to meet the sourcing and category management needs and requirements of the company. Manages all program related needs, issues and initiatives for the category.
Develops and executes short and long-term category management strategies based on business needs and market intelligence
Coordinates and negotiates Procurement of critical direct and/or indirect materials and services
Supports and executes Master Supply Agreement/Scope of Work, ensuring competitive price, quality, delivery, market place analysis, market place innovation and ensure surety of supply and services
Performs data analysis to understand historical and projected spend
Participate and execute negotiations utilizing a structured approach, approved terms and conditions
Owns supplier relationships based on assigned categories and monitors adoption of strategies and suppliers, to include the identification and tracking of service level agreements and performance indicators
Provides leadership and guidance on supplier agreement extensions or negotiations for a given category
Establishes and maintains collaborative, long-term relationships with strategic suppliers aiming continuous value creation
Accurately forecasts total cost benefit opportunities; develop economic projections on key goods and services affecting the business
Interfaces with stakeholders to ensure strategies are adapted to support company's needs and objectives
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree required and 3+ years of experience in category management/strategic sourcing and pricing, contract T&Cs negotiations required or an equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years of supplier relationship development and Industry experience preferred
Professional qualification / certification from related professional body, (ISM - CPM / CPSM, APICS) preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of sourcing and category management concepts, principles, practices and strategies
Knowledge of contractual terms and conditions (e.g., indemnification, intellectual property, force majeure, amendments/exhibits, statements of work)
Negotiation and influencing skills
Business and financial acumen
Organizational, project and process management and leadership skills
Written and verbal communication skills, including delivering presentations
Business process analysis skills
Attention to detail and quantitative analytical skills
Ability to operate independently and collaboratively within a team
Physical Demands & 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 10lbs
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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