Procurement Category Manager- Premises Job Listing at IHG in Atlanta, GA
Title: Procurement Category Manager- Premises
Location: AMER_North Amer-United States-GA-Atlanta
Job Number: ATL003179
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What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
IHGAmericas' Regional Corporate Officeis centrally located at the beautiful Ravinia Complex just outside Atlanta's Perimeter (I-285), offering a convenient commute from all areas of Metro Atlanta. In addition to being easily accessible from all major highways, the complex provides a free shuttle service between the office, the nearby Perimeter Mall and MARTA train station for alternative commuting options during business hours. Our office complex offers many amenities and personal conveniences, including and on-site dry cleaner, florist, private health club, wellness center and restaurants. Atlanta, situated near the North Georgia Mountains, has something for everyone, world class educational institutions, interactive venues, historical sites, beautiful performing arts facilities, professional sports teams - Braves, Falcons, and Hawks, and is home to unique venues including CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, The King Center, World of Coca-Cola, The Carter Center, High Museum of Art, and Zoo Atlanta.
The position ofCategory Manager - Premises is a role created within procurement in support of the IHG Procurement strategy. IHG Procurement is undergoing a transformation in support of corporate objectives and the Winning Ways. The incumbent will typically be an experienced procurement manager though this could be a development role for an experienced and capable transactional procurement officer. The incumbent will be capable of managing all of IHG's through life external supplier spend for one or more specific categories or sub-categories through Sourcing Management, Demand Management and Supplier Relationship Management as a structured process to deliver breakthrough results for the business. Managed spend will be in the range of $50-$150m per annum - have up to 250 suppliers and be relatively complex and difficult to manage. A Category Manager is responsible for all external supplier spend within their category area.
The role of the Procurement Category Manager is responsible for Category Scope - Direct responsibility for a portfolio of categories, sub-categories and supplier relationships which are complex and difficult to manage, eg food, beverage, bedroom and laundry. Category Management - To adopt, lead and implement category Management as a structured process creating and leading cross-functional teams or working solus on Just Do It and quick wins projects. Strategy Creation -Create breakthrough strategies which both deliver corporate objectives on behalf of stakeholders. Sourcing - Once approved, will be accountable for the delivery of the sourcing activity including RFX, RFP, and negotiations and contracting to put in place the right suppliers and then manage supplier relationship and performance. Strategy Implementation - To personally and proactively manage all aspects of implementation including entry and exit of suppliers, change management issues, ongoing supplier management and to support demand management on behalf of stakeholders. Continuous Improvement - To ensure that every supplier relationship is set up for future continuous improvement and to lead and manage the measurement and review process that ensures delivery of on-going improvement and performs to deliver required AQSCI. Stakeholder Management - To work in a way that positively engages the support of stakeholders using problem solving and proactive communication skills. Business Requirements - To have a keen insight and understanding of business requirements on a 1-3 year horizon. Results and Performance - The incumbents will be doers and achievers who get the right things done in the right way. Role Models - The incumbents will be expected to act as exemplars and role models, and deliver role model examples of good practice which can be shared and adopted throughout IHG. Project and Change Management - The complexity of categories and projects requires project management shills and a proven ability to manage change both internal and external through to successful completion.
Salary range: $79,000 - $120,000
(* eligible for annual bonus potential)
Bachelors or Master's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration. A fully seasoned professional that has deep relevant expertise of their functional areas. Experience - 5-8 years line procurement experience including practice and leadership of category management in blue-chip organizations, eg GSK, Nokia, Pfizer, Novartis, Wyeth, Kaiser Permanente, etc this will include application in a variety of supply markets. It is likely that the incumbents will be experienced problem solvers.
The incumbents will possess skills of strategic analysis.
** Demonstrated experience in managing categories for engineered products or services with interface and support of technical or engineering stakeholders highly preferred.
Other Information -
Ability to travel 30% of time required.
Majority of work is performed in a normal office environment.
You must meet the legal requirements to work in this country
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which includes healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program . Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG by clicking "Apply Online".
IHG is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.
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