Category Manager

New Haven, CT

Posted: 05/22/2024 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM24.5.7.24 Remote: On-Site Experience:

Job Description

My client, a growth progressive, global chemical manufacturing company is seeking a Category Manager to oversee the global spend of Marketing, Media, Communications.

 Category Manager – Reporting to a Procurement Lead, this position will be responsible for driving strategy and oversight of global procurement focusing on Media, Marketing and Communications services. This is a highly recognizable, critical role ensuring the company is acquiring the highest quality services for B2B and B2C marketing, media, advertising and communications.

  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies for Media, Marketing and Communications services
  • Build strong relationships cross functionally to understand their needs and align strategies
  • Implement risk management strategies
  • Promote sustainable sourcing practices 

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a Global Strategic Sourcing role with a focus on Marketing Services with both B2B and B2C
  • Experience with risk management strategies
  • Strong negotiation and contact experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues

My client, an industry leader, is offering growth potential and a generous compensation package.





Meet Your Recruiter

Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

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