Category Manager - Facility Services
Michael Page USA
This REMOTE position will be key in helping the company, deeply vested in the real estate industry, build out the facility services category for their client base. This role will develop areas like janitorial, landscaping, pest control, etc. for stakeholders across the country. The best fit will be someone who has experience in these categories and is confident in building out these initiatives from the ground up. Client Details Our client is one of the leading Real Estate Investment and Property Management organizations in the Chicago area. Headquartered overseas, they are aggressively expanding their procurement division into a forward thinking, progressive, and strategic unit within the business. The company offers one of the best salary, benefits and training programs in the industry, not to mention significant opportunities for career advancement. Description Lead development of strategic sourcing initiatives through the introduction of a competitive marketplace, demand management, supplier consolidation, and process re-engineering in multiple spaces and sites Build out Facility Services Procurement functions (janitorial, landscaping, pest control, etc.) Management of competitive bid processes including RFP's, RFI's, RFQ's Negotiation of various types of Vendor agreements Own the full strategic sourcing cycle, including vendor identification and selection, price negotiation, and contract red-lining (editing). Thorough reporting and analyses of sourcing activities at the group and functional levels. Leverage technology for the benefit of internal clients; recommending process improvements where applicable Lead and drive the identification, planning and management of a pipeline of strategic sourcing projects Market research and bench-marking of suppliers and related service categories Profile BA/BS in applicable field, MBA a plus 6 years progressive procurement experience, preferably in facilities/MRO Demonstrated strategic sourcing and vendor management success Strong analytical and negotiation skills within a global matrix-style environment Experience in vendor evaluations and action planning with demonstrated results Ability to have success working remotely with stakeholders nationwide Job Offer The 'Category Manager - Facility Services' is an amazing opportunity to build and drive change within a national procurement group and at a Fortune 500 company. With a base salary between $110-$130k combined with healthy total compensation and benefits package, this position will not be open for long. For all those up to the challenge, apply now.