Full-Time

Procurement Category Manager

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Constant Contact

Constant Contact

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital marketing suite for small businesses

Consulting
Consumer Software

Senior, Expert

Waltham, MA, USA

Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain or related field.
  • 7-10 years experience in a Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing or Procurement role.
  • Ability to manage a diverse matrix of stakeholders across different business units and developing strong relationships.
  • Leadership skills: Ability to motivate and engage team members. Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Accountability/Results Driven: Personal willingness to be responsible for the outcome of your actions and the determination and know-how to ensure that results are achieved.
  • Customer Oriented: The desire and ability to provide high quality of service to all customers in a responsive and prompt manner.
  • Influencing Skills: The ability to work in close alignment with other functions internally and suppliers externally to influence others so that the desired results are achieved.
  • Project Management: The ability to manage multiple projects to deliver the desired outcome.
Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements short and long term Procurement strategies that incorporate contracts, Procurement tools and supplier management techniques.
  • Partners with key stakeholders at the highest levels of the organization to identify opportunities, aggregate and standardize goods and services as required to leverage Procurement power and optimize working capital.
  • Leads major procurement projects, developing the strategy for sourcing, supplier selection, Total Cost of Ownership evaluation, Return on Investment, cost negotiation and contract language negotiation.
  • Builds and maintains positive business relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to clearly articulate the Procurement team’s value proposition.
  • Performs overall spend analysis and Category Management Plan annually for the assigned Portfolio.
  • Recommends and implements changes to achieve cost reductions and efficiencies.
  • Ensure compliance with Procurement Ethics, Procurement Policies, Sarbanes-Oxley, Corporate Standards, Values, Internal Controls, laws, etc.

Constant Contact provides a comprehensive digital marketing suite designed specifically for small businesses, encompassing tools for email marketing, SMS marketing, social media marketing, and marketing automation. This focus on empowering small businesses to expand their audiences and increase sales makes it a highly valuable workplace for professionals in digital marketing and technology. The company's specialized services in seamless marketing automation and multi-channel engagement position it as a leader in the digital marketing industry, offering employees a platform to innovate within a vital sector.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$434M

Headquarters

Waltham, Massachusetts

Founded

1995

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

22%