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Job title : Regional Category Manager Asia, Middle East and Africa jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : July 10, 2022
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What you will be doing
As part of the Regional Category Management Team, you will be responsible for strategic regional category management through relevant, impactful, innovative category strategies aligned to business requirements and an in-depth understanding of market dynamics and potential business impact.
The focus of the team will be,
To centralize and proactively manage the demand on regional level to effectively manage pipeline
Setting up a standardized process and ways of working
Strategic regional supplier partnerships and supplier innovation to address technical and sustainability business challenges / opportunities.
The role will further be responsible for Sourcing & Contracting of routine and tactical contracts, Project Procurement management and Purchasing management in the region.
Categories in scope (but not limited to), structural repairs, key components upgrade / replacement, equipment overhaul, outsourced maintenance & repairs, and spare parts etc.
on regional level (in close collaboration with global and local teams)
Accountabilities will include,
You will be responsible for creating transparency to leverage our scale across APM Terminals, secure efficient demand management, share best practices and ensure minimum compliance standards.
Create sourcing strategies, perform benchmarking, and collect market analysis
Drive all RFQ / tender activity and negotiations within assigned categories, regions, and countries, to maximize value and cost savings benefits while lowering risk
Responsible for managing the contracting process end-to-end, including legal alignment
Develop regional supplier relationships with strategic suppliers to include data review and analysis, performance management and development, and bring innovation to the business
Collect voice of customers in the regions and identify opportunities for regional cross-leverage in close alignment with global Asset Category Management and Technical team
Execution of global categories vision, strategy, and implementation plan on regional level
Primary owner of the relationship with regional and local terminal stakeholders
Collaborate on strategies with Global Category Manager. Bring in Business and Regional Insights into Strategy. Work closely with fellow regional Category Managers
Our employees represent a wide range of educational and cultural backgrounds, work experience and nationalities. You should be capable of thriving in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and dynamic environment.
You must display a true team player attitude with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. We would like you to have,
5 years' experience in procurement
Strategic mindset, holistic picture, proactiveness and willingness to challenge status quo
Ability to work with ambiguity and navigate through regional cross-functional and cross-geographical complexities, with strong result orientation
You are a highly result-driven and solution-focused individual with the ability to manage a variety of tasks
Ability to balance both short- and long-term orientation for the business
Good knowledge of regional business challenges and supplier landscape
Basic knowledge of terminal asset and operations
High-level understanding of Asset Lifecycle Management categories and challenges
Strong project management skills
Solid analytical and presentation skills
Supply-chain and ERP system know-how
Good legal and contracting knowledge
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