Category Manager - Professional Services

Category Manager - Professional Services

04 May
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Fonterra
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Auckland

04 May

Fonterra

Auckland

About Us

We are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming whānau. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world.





Fonterra Procurement is focused on building quality and strategic relationships with suppliers that leverage Fonterra’s purchasing power to lower the co-operative’s cost base, and integrates business critical suppliers as true longer term business partners. We identify the value through category management,





get the value by strategic sourcing and keep the value with vendor relationship management and enhance the value by continuous improvement.





About the opportunity:



Reporting to the GM Procurement you will become the expert across the Professional Services portfolio, while building quality and strategic relationships with suppliers to develop true longer term business partnerships.





Responsible for understanding, accessing and integrating all relevant data sources through your comprehensive knowledge of category relevant analytical tools and techniques in order to determine timely, succinct and commercially relevant insights across your portfolio to support sourcing & negotiation plans, vendor management plans, and category strategies.





Responsible for the development and execution of in-market vendor management and sourcing activity, you will define and execute category strategies in collaboration with other Fonterra category teams to ensure that Fonterra is deriving sustainable best value from the supply market and ensuring supply risk is minimised.





About You:



The successful candidate will have a broad background in Category Management, ideally focused on key professional services including Human Resources, Professional Services, Insurance and Banking; from a large, complex organisation.





Your strength will be in the insight you form and relationships you develop as you negotiate with vendors and internal stakeholders to align services and contracts with our organisation’s strategic goals and ensure we are well represented in the market.





You will love what you do, see the value in what you achieve and will combine your strong analytical skills and an understanding of contract law to ensure we are well represented in procurement negotiations. You are expected to be good in dealing with ambiguity, be flexible and able to dynamically address to changing priorities and establish yourself as trusted business partner.





This is a highly visible role where you can make an impact on how the future looks, today. Apply now.





Our Story



Whanaungatanga, our Co-operative spirit gives us all a common strength and purpose. Manaakitanga is how we care for all our people who are at the heart of what we do, we want our farmers, employees, customers and communities to thrive. Kaitiakitanga, ensures we take care of the land. We are committed to farming in a way that regenerates our farms and environment for future generations.



Whakaohooho constantly inspires ourselves and each other with great career development opportunities and benefits. We enable flexibility and balance to suit everyone’s lifestyles and choices.





Our Co-operative is a place where everyone can be themselves, feel empowered to do their best.





Sound good to you? Come join our whānau. You, me, Us Together Tᾱtou tᾱtou.

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