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Horizon Recruitment Inc.
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Global Category Manager, Indirect

Reference ID: 3747
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Global Category Manager, Indirect for one of our Lower Mainland clients.

The Global Category Manager, Indirect is responsible for the management of indirect spend subcategories. The primary responsibilities will be sourcing suppliers, negotiating supplier agreements, managing on-going cost reductions and quality improvements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement all aspects of sourcing strategies and drive cost savings across all indirect materials and services
  • Hands on delivery of all aspects of vendor management and procurement function including production of RFx documentation and supplier selection processes
  • Primary point of contact and liaison with suppliers of Indirect Materials and Services, including relationship management, contract negotiation issues, supplier performance and business reviews.
  • Negotiate and implement sustainable supply agreements supporting the business’ financial & legal requirements
  • Continue to develop and improve all aspect of the procurement function globally including growing and recruiting a team as the organization grows


  • Extensive experience managing multiple Indirect or Service categories for a global private sector organization. Experience will include, professional/managed services, facilities management, travel & entertainment, HR Services, staffing or IT
  • Ideally a Degree level education in a Technology, Operations, Manufacturing or Supply Chain related field.
  • Exposure to global private sector or manufacturing space highly desirable
  • SCMA or CIPS Supply Chain Designation preferred.
  • At least 7 years of in depth sourcing experience with proven abilities in: sourcing, negotiation, contracts, project management within a large privately held global blue chip business environment
  • Experience in dealing with complex supply chain and procurement issues
  • A demonstrable portfolio of savings and cost savings

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.

Posted: October 14, 2016
Closes:December 13, 2016
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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain. Horizon provides search services on an interim and permanent b...

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