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Category Manager Job


Cluj, RO Bucuresti, RO Iasi, RO Sibiu, RO Brasov, RO Timisoara, RO

Who we are

We are a team of 10 key professionals with various backrounds, acting as a strategic liaison between internal stakeholders with purchasing needs and eager vendors. 
Main areas of expertise in the Procure to Pay flow are: subcontracting, reselling, IT and non-IT procurement categories.
Being aligned to the local and global procurement policy, we are looking to expand our team with an enthusiastic and procurement driven person.


What you'll be doing



  • Ensure the development and success of a product or service by managing the assigned category/categories
  • Analyzing data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends regarding the product and category
  • Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the development of the category
  • Supervise a team of procurement specialist and buyers 
  • Building and driving relationships with key vendors to improve pricing and quality of services
  • Placing appropriate orders to ensure product availability meets demand
  • Leading category management projects to optimize ranges and related merchandising
  • Managing budget development and revenue for the category
  • Developing strong working relationships with buying, and internal customer
  • Collaborate and work closely with the Global team


What you'll bring along



  • Bachelor and/or master’s degree in Business Economics and Administration, Management or similar
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the Procurement area or Supply chain function
  • Good communication skills with external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation and interpesonal skills 
  • Strong analytical, decision making, problem solving, attention to detalis
  • Solid understanding of fundamental contracting principles
  • Previous experience in supplier management 
  • Strong knowledge and use of procurement tools and applications
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Fluent in English with good communication skills



What’s in it for you

✔ New beginnings can be a challenge. We promise a smooth integration and a supportive mentor
✔ Pick your working style: choose from Remote, Hybrid or Office work opportunities
✔ Early bird or night owl? Our projects have different working hours to suit your needs
✔ Nobody is born an expert. Sharpen your tech skills with our sponsored certifications, trainings and top e-learning platforms
✔ We want you to stay healthy! Enjoy our Private Health Insurance ⁠– it’s custom-made for you
✔ A clear mind is a healthy mind. Attend individual coaching sessions or go one step further by joining our accredited Coaching School
✔ Make the most of our epic parties or themed events – they’re lovingly designed for our people and their families

NTT DATA Romania is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants regardless to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. 

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