Senior Category Manager

Posted 05 July 2021
LocationSzczecin, Szczecin, West Pomeranian, Poland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCustomer Support/Client Care, Business Development

Job description

Kelly Services, founded by William R. Kelly in 1946, is an international workforce solutions provider for customers in a variety of industries in 40 countries. Kelly Services specializes in Recruitment Projects within Finance and Accounting, Multi-Lingual, HR, Sales and Marketing, IT, Engineering. In addition, Kelly also offers an array of Consulting and Outsourcing services

For one of our client, we are currently looking for Candidates for the role of:

Position: Senior Category Manager

Location: Szczecin (Poland)


  • Contributing with a strong, positive attitude and mindset to ensure a good working environment
  • Executing global category management processes
  • Developing and implement strong category strategies in the category teams and in close collaboration with Regional Category Managers
  • Driving well integrated product development
  • Ensuring selection of appropriate "preferred suppliers"
  • Developing appropriate supplier relations
  • Ensuring global contract coverage with selected suppliers
  • Ensuring multi sourcing as appropriate
  • Maintaining a risk minimized supplier base
  • Developing and implement cost structure analysis and total cost reductions
  • Supporting supplier assessments and approvals


  • Minimum 5 years of experience within procurement and category management in a global manufacturing company
  • Fluency in English is required both in speaking and writing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong facilitation skills to communicate and collaborate within the procurement organization and business stakeholders/suppliers
  • Knowledge of the sourcing process and tools
  • Results- orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines


  • Possibility to work in a professional and open company's culture
  • Long-term development opportunities and a great working atmosphere
  • Stable job based on a contract of employment
  • Competitive salary and wide package of additional benefits

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Zawiadomienie dotyczące prywatności
W związku z rekrutacją na to stanowisko, Kelly Services działa w charakterze Podmiotu Zatrudniającego (Employment Business). W razie podjęcia decyzji o złożeniu aplikacji, Twoje dane będą przetwarzane zgodnie z Polityką Prywatności obowiązującą w Kelly Services.

Jako pracodawca stosujący zasadę równych szans, z zaangażowaniem wspieramy aplikacje złożone przez wszystkie osoby posiadające stosowne kwalifikacje, bez względu na rasę, płeć, stopień niepełnosprawności, wyznanie/ przekonania, orientację seksualną lub wiek.

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