The Walt Disney Company Senior Category Manager - Sourcing and Procurement, EMEA in London, United Kingdom
The Walt Disney Company is looking for a Senior Category Manager - Sourcing and Procurement EMEA to join our team based in Hammersmith on a permanent basis.
Responsibilities : The Senior Category Manager – Sourcing & Procurement, will be responsible for managing the company’s third party spend in the general/professional services category.
Responsibilities will include:
Developing the long term category strategy and category plans for EMEA cross-LOB/cross-country spend.
Partnering with the Category Board and LOBs to establish the EMEA LOB cost efficiency Strat- plan and AOPs
Accountability for the savings delivery of the category plans
Developing the proposed plan and governance for implementation of the cross-country/cross-LOB projects
Nurturing and developing relationships with key senior stakeholders, as well as build /establish strategic relationships with key suppliers
Leading the key sourcing initiatives for the Category, supervising Category Specialists and providing guidance to any category related project executed by Local Sourcing teams
Leveraging global scalability and adhering to global categories where applicable
Providing rigorous cost and market analysis following the models established by Strategic Sourcing focusing on the total value of ownership
Facilitating relationships with key suppliers in partnership with Senior Executives Sponsors
Basic Qualifications :
Experience of Category management in a similar regional position
Proven experience in sourcing General Services / Professional Services Category related products and services in a large corporation
Experience as Category Manager in a multinational / multi LOB environment
Experience in Media, Entertainment, FMCG Multinational Companies
Experience in managing a virtual team and cross territory collaboration
Preferred Qualifications :
A second European language is advantageous
Additional Information :
Suitable candidates must be able to undertake up to 10% international travel.
What we offer:
Right to work in the UK:
Please note that all of our UK based roles require you to have the existing right to work in the UK
Job ID: 525718BR
Location: London,United Kingdom
Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International