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North America & LATAM Technology Category Management Associate Manager

Buenos Aires Job No. r00193915 Full-time

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In this role, you will support the NA & LATAM Technology Category Market Lead in all Category Management functions across the Technology domains comprising Software and SaaS, Hardware, Managed Services, and Telecom for both internal and external client needs.  As an integral member of the Procurement Plus Global Technology Category Management team your primary responsibilities will include the following:

Technology Category Management:

  • Actively participate in knowledge sharing between P+ and Technology category resources across USA, Canada, and LATAM (for Market-specific strategic initiatives).
  • Actively participate in knowledge sharing between P+ and Technology category resources on a global scale (for Global strategic initiatives sponsored within the NA market).
  • Identify strategic opportunities and support the strategy building for key supplier contracting initiatives sponsored at a Market and Global level.
  • Contribute to benchmarking of category practices with market and global trends to identify improvement initiatives.
  • Assess impact of changing IT business requirements, including legislation and policies mandated at a Market and Global level.

Global Technology Plan:

  • Actively contribute to building the NA & LATAM Technology FY Plan
  • Synthesize the build out of the Global Technology FY Plan with how NA & LATAM market will lead the other Markets in contributions to the overall Global plan.
  • Support global category strategy development and implementation initiatives (as defined in the FY Global Plan)
  • Support regional category management activities in line with global category strategy (as defined in the FY Market Plan)
  • Actively contribute to keeping contents of the FY Plan under our ownership updated throughout the FY Plan year

Stakeholder Communications at Market and Global levels:

  • Support management of global supplier relationships in line with Category and 360 Relationship Management strategy
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key internal customers and business stakeholders
  • Manage internal customer feedback on Market organization & supplier performance
  • Identify, support and implement improvement initiatives

Supplier Relations at Market and Global levels:

  • Assist the GCD and NA & LATAM Market lead in maintaining an updated global category management supplier segmentation.
  • Involve the business for actions related to key supplier issues at a strategic level based on demand management, optimization, KPI implementation, and related impacts.
  • Partner with P+ Supplier Relationship Management team to support SRM-sponsored programs and initiatives
  • Identify, support and implement improvement initiatives

Project Management & Delivery at Market and Global levels:

  • Support the category strategy in negotiating, executing, and implementing highly visible market and global contracting projects
  • Support NA & LATAM Market Lead with completion of routine-scheduled category deliverables as needed on a Market and Global level - including but not limited to:
    • Technology Category Council updates
    • Technology Savings Council updates
    • Technology category highlights
    • Hard and Soft Savings Scorecard
    • Overall category performance versus plan targets

Requisitos

Qualifications

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Technology category procurement
  • Minimum 2 years’ exposure to category management principals
  • Knowledge of the culture and business trends impacting the North America market (USA and Canada)
  • Advanced English communications skills

Skills:

  • High-Level Thinking - Thinks creatively and critically, Execution - Executes project tasks and services efficiently, comprehensively, and ethically, Collaboration - Collaborates with others, Communication - Communicates effectively and with clarity, Learning & Development - Fosters learning and development.
  • Proven multi-year track record in the Information Technology industry and solid procurement background

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