CommScope is a global innovator in broadband technology. Our team collaborates with leading Service and Content Providers to build entertainment and communication solutions that are personalised and mobile. At CommScope, we are constantly redefining connectivity to power a smarter, simpler, more connected world. CommScope customers include service providers (cable, broadband, telco, satellite), commercial verticals, small enterprises, and the people they serve. We win when our customers win…and that drives everything we do.
How You’ll Help Us Connect The World
CommScope has an opportunity for a highly motived, focused and individual to join the direct materials procurement team
This is a Principal Category Management (PCM) role to develop and execute category strategies for Memory and Mass Storage and work closely with the CommScope Home organisation. The role will entail building effective working relationships with internal partners and suppliers and be part of a collaborative team to source, negotiate, implement, and handle strategic agreements. The PCM is expected to be the subject-matter-expert and comfortable addressing senior leaders and customers. The individual will remain current on market pricing trends and industry standard methodologies.
The Principal Category Manager will have proven ability to influence senior stakeholders and work across technical engineering driven teams. The Category Manager is responsible for all aspects of the sourcing process including finding opportunities, understanding business requirements, conducting market assessments, identifying potential suppliers and negotiating pricing and agreements. The selected candidate is expected to be the subject-matter-expert and comfortable addressing senior leaders and customers. The individual will remain current on market pricing trends and industry practices.
- Bachelors’ degree plus relevant proven experience. MBA preferred
- Strategic Sourcing/ category Management experience required
You Will Excite Us If You Have
- Strategic Sourcing/ category Management expertise
- Negotiations expertise and experience
- Contract Management experience
- Supply chain systems/tools expertise
- Excellent program management skills and ability to drive initiatives to closure
- Excellent written and Oral communication skills
- People Management
It’s not very often you get a chance to connect with something extraordinary.
In this “always-on” world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do. Driven by a collective sense of integrity, we are on a quest to ensure our lives, homes, and businesses are empowered by the world’s most advanced networks.
Our dynamic work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build while growing and developing their careers. We grow with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.
Here, you will find a collaborative culture that encourages authenticity and champions inclusiveness. Come connect to your future.
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