Category Manager, Telecom
Hertz - Oklahoma City, OK

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Design and execute cost savings projects across multiple categories of Hertz buy. Working directly with business stakeholders and other sourcing team members develop & execute sourcing projects that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement cost savings projects across multiple categories; IT, Telecom, and Print Services.
  • Prepare and execute RFP’s, review and analyze results, negotiate with suppliers, prepare business case recommendations, and lead the implementation of projects
  • Working collaboratively with business stakeholders and team members identify cost and process improvement projects within category groups
  • Manage and measure supplier performance against contract, manage supplier performance issues, one off and systemic
  • Manage the project pipeline for assigned category, review spend and compliance reports for opportunities
  • Perform industry benchmarking and total cost of ownership analysis in support of sourcing teams.

Mandatory Requirements:

Educational Background:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, MBA preferred
  • Professional Qualifications CPSM, CIPS, 6Sigma

Professional Experience:
  • 1-2 years of sourcing experience with a Fortune 500 company, or a large industrial manufacturing company
  • Experience in identifying cost reduction and process improvement projects within the supply chain
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organizing/time management and problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of sourcing or category management processes, global sourcing experience preferred

  • Results orientated, excellent analytical, process and problem solving skills
  • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.


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