Company: Centerpoint Energy Service Company, LLC
Posted on: September 16, 2021
An employer in the Downtown, Houston area is looking for a
Procurement Manager to join their team. The procurement manager is
responsible for the management of the end-to-end strategic category
management activities for Electric Utility categories. The ideal
candidate will bring thought leadership, set the direction, and
ensure delivery performance of Strategic Sourcing objectives
(aligned with business priorities). This role will also be called
upon to contribute to the broader procurement transformation.
Additional responsibilities include category management process,
utilize market intelligence function, financial analysis, sourcing
strategy and stakeholder management. This position is responsible
for managing procurement categories including, but not limited to
Construction services, Vegetation Management, Engineering and
requires engaging stakeholders, assisting with the management of
strategic sourcing, category management adoption, contract
negotiations and developing cost reduction strategies.
5+ years of experience in Sourcing/Category Management, Contract
Negotiation/Management, and Vendor Management.
Experience developing and executing Category Strategies to identify
and achieve savings.
Experience using SAP for Procurement, such as sourcing, spend, and
Experience negotiating and drafting enterprise-wide agreements
focused on minimizing financial/business risk exposure, and
experience negotiating legal terms and conditions, as well as the
ability to explain them simply to clients.
Experience managing a team of Direct Reports.
Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Bachelors Degree or Higher Education.
Keywords: Centerpoint Energy Service Company, LLC, Houston , Procurement Manager, Other , Houston, Texas
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