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Procurement Manager

Company: Centerpoint Energy Service Company, LLC
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

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 contracts management.



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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