Category Manager

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: December 21, 2016
  • Reference ID: 1595002345
Adecco, a division of the world leader in the recruitment of office and finance professionals is currently recruiting for a Category Manager in Santa Ana, CA
This opportunity is working with one of our premier clients.
Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Position Details:
Position: Category Manager
Location: Santa Ana, CA
Pay: $40.00/hr

The Procurement Category Manager is responsible for managing the sourcing and procurement of indirect goods and services for the category assigned.
Provide contract life cycle management including the development of Request for Proposals, negotiation of terms and conditions, drafting of contracts, contract implementation and managing vendor performance.

Sourcing and procurement of indirect goods and services.
Manage category spend and vendor base for specific categories as assigned.
Utilize advanced negotiation skills and techniques to reduce costs of indirect goods and services and mitigate contract risk.
Draft vendor contracts and work with Legal Department to redline terms and conditions.

Interact with suppliers as well as internal customers.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
CPSM desired
Minimum 3-5 years of procurement/sourcing experience. Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management in lieu of experience acceptable.
Experience with sourcing of indirect goods and services
Advanced negotiation skills
Proven track record of negotiations that resulted in cost savings and risk avoidance
Experience with drafting contacts
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Intermediate MS Office skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Organized and detail oriented

Candidates interested in this position you should apply immediately. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to fill out your application. If you have any questions, you can contact Tracy Giddy by email at

Important information: This position is being recruited for by Adecco's National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the "apply now" button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above. For other opportunities available at Adecco go to

The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Adecco Group offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities.

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