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Category Sourcing Manager

Company: Frontier
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Category Manager - Strategic SourcingAbout this role:The Category Manager will oversee all sourcing related activities and processes associated with the acquisition of materials and services within indirect spend categories, which may include Fleet and Finance services to support the operational needs of the company. This includes: requirements gathering, sourcing, creating and issuing Request for Proposal (RFP), proposal evaluation, contract negotiations, contract drafting and administration. Functionally responsible for ensuring compliance with Company Procurement policy, ethical and legal business practices, and lowest total cost procurement.What you'll do: Serves as the primary point of contact to assigned business units for sourcing needs. Executes the Frontier Strategic Sourcing Process which includes; strategic planning, scoping, bidding, contract execution, compliance, and supplier management activities for assigned categories. Must be adept at communicating with vendors and internal business partners to establish and maintain credibility for the sourcing function, while increasing service to our internal business partners improving the quality and performance levels of the supply base to achieve the lowest total cost to the Company. Structures contracts as to pricing, performance measures, and breach of contract remedies and/or termination options. Must be skilled in negotiating, renegotiating, and administering contracts with suppliers and vendors such that the best interest of the Company is paramount. Participates in cross-functional teams comprised of business managers, Legal, Risk Management and other impacted organizations to coordinate Company sourcing activities. Demonstrated ability to build and analyze financial models to evaluate proposal scenarios and present recommendations in a clear and concise format. Must be able to develop, coordinate and control multiple process and or projects, achieving on time contracting services to satisfy the operating requirements of the Company, while delivering a high level of customer service to the organization.What you'll need:7 Step Sourcing ProcessNegotiations expertE-Procurement softwareVendor management & performance monitoring5+ years of experience in a Supply Chain, Procurement, or Project Management

Keywords: Frontier, New Bedford , Category Sourcing Manager, Executive , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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