Job DetailsFull-timeEstimated: $79,000 – $100,000 a year12 hours ago
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Finance, Business, related field, or equivalent practical experience
10 years of business experience
8 years of experience in multi-disciplined procurement
5 years of experience in category development with sourcing experience within construction categories, or vendor management experience
Advanced technical degree or MBA
Experience participating on cross-functional and leadership engagement
Experience supporting initiatives from strategy to execution and delivering results while managing multiple tasks with excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication skills
Experience in vendor management activities
Knowledge of construction procurement practices to drive value for key business partners.
Ability to drive strategic decisions and influence executives.
About the job
In the Google Procurement Organization (GPO), our aim is to unlock value for Google to reinvest in what matters most. We do this by bringing velocity, efficiency, and security to buying at Google, while partnering deeply across Google to deliver solutions fit for purpose. As a centralized organization operating in a high complexity environment, we bring “one voice” to stakeholders and suppliers to ensure the best outcomes. Our organization fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation while providing opportunities for ongoing career growth and development. As a Category Manager, you will partner closely with key stakeholders to help shape and implement procurement strategies.
The GPO Real Estate & Workplace Services (REWS) Construction Team is responsible for developing and driving holistic category strategies, managing supplier relationships and performance, and procurement activities for the construction of Google offices.
In this role, you will work in a team environment that is high-growth, fast moving, and constantly changing. You will embrace ambiguity and collaborate across teams to develop new procurement approaches, execute supplier relationship activities and solve complex business problems.
As a Category Manager, you will support operational excellence while being part of an environment where team members can grow, learn, do their best work, and feel appreciated.
Play an integral role in the development of the SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) Program for Google’s key office construction suppliers
Curate, consolidate, and draw insights from data to promote supplier management activities, including defining supplier performance criteria and procedures, executing SRM oversight activities (based on tiering, and diversity and sustainability criteria), monitoring performance data, and identifying performance issues, conducting business review, managing escalations, and driving continuous improvement across the supply base
Support the management of excellent partnerships with key budget owners, functional stakeholders, and strategic suppliers
Plan, execute, and measure the success of supplier and stakeholder engagement activities
Work cross-functionally executing major category initiatives to ensure delivery of maximum value across the end-to-end procurement process. Contribute to the tracking of category specific policies and performance metrics, and support the translation of evolving category market trends
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