Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is seeking a dynamic Procurement - Category Manager to join our growing and fast-paced team in Miramar, FL or Dallas, TX. The Category Manager play a pivotal role at SGWS, leading strategic sourcing engagements across a wide range of business units to enable new initiatives to launch and scale rapidly. CM's are expert practitioners in creating competitive environments, and have a strong bias for decision-making rooted in data and analytics. They routinely influence C-level supplier relationships and advise senior SGWS leaders on innovative sourcing strategies that create sustainable, long-term partnerships. They are highly effective communicators, able to articulate the value proposition of partnering with procurement.
Spend categories under management for this role include: HR Services, Recruiting, IT, and Contingent Labor, however we often source items beyond the aforementioned.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a team that is having a daily impact on the company's success.
The position reports to the VP Corporate Procurement, and in this role you are a key member of the Corporate Procurement team, and will be expected to contribute widely to the development of process and capability of the entire Procurement function and is charged with continually understanding the internal stakeholders’ business needs with respect to assigned categories. Including, understanding the capabilities, dynamics and competitive factors in the associated supply markets. Using an established Category Management approach, you will be leading the development and execution of coherent, consistent strategies for spending, pricing and vendor selection that drive toward enhanced value and breakthrough savings.
The Category Manager will be responsible for leading the sourcing activities for the Professional Services Categories with an emphasis on HR Services, IT and Contingent Labor including the Managed Service Provider (MSP)/ Vendor Management System (VMS) providers for the Contingent Labor program.