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Senior Category Manager

  • Location: 152 -155 Church St , Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #23268

Senior Category Manager (EMEA)

Location: Dublin 7
Working Model: Hybrid (2 days per week onsite)
Contract Length: 11 months with possibility of extension
VISA Sponsorship: No

Are you an experienced sourcing and vendor management professional looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a global team and help shape the strategic direction of a leading technology company? If so, we want to hear from you!

Based in Dublin, our client is a leading vendor in on demand financial management and human capital management software.

They are seeking a Senior Category Manager to develop and manage global strategies for their Marketing and Meetings/Events categories in the EMEA region. You will be responsible for executing the end-to-end sourcing process, including creating and managing category strategies, negotiating contracts and pricing, and supplier management.

What will the Senior Category Manager do? 

  • Develop and manage global category strategies for Marketing and Meetings/Events in the EMEA region.
  • Execute the end-to-end sourcing process, including creating and managing category strategies, spend and market analysis, negotiating contracts and pricing, and supplier management.
  • Identify key benchmark suppliers in RFx efforts. Measure, report and action cost productivity as a function of market pricing.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand their requirements and maximize value, while providing insights based on market conditions and trends.
  • Investigate innovative methods to optimize value from goods and service providers, improve the decision-making process, and increase the flow of information.
  • Develop and own the category sourcing plan, ensuring all internal business requirements are met.
  • Coordinate suppliers and internal customers and review supplier and business roadmaps.

What does the Ideal Candidate look like?

  • 4-7 years of experience in Sourcing / Procurement / Supply Chain
  • Demonstrated sourcing experience leading RFx’s, conducting supplier management and managing a sourcing category
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple sourcing categories such as Real Estate, Workplace, Marketing, Benefits, Employee Services and other.


  • Competitive Salary, with great onsite benefits including free canteen, unlimited (top class) coffee, tea, soft drinks and much more.
  • Work Laptop, phone (most roles) and latest tools and technologies.
  • State of the art modern office.
  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus paid bank holidays.
  • Expanding workforce with options for permanent positions and career progress ion for top performers.
  • The experience of working with a company that will make your CV stand out from the crowd.
    • Still interested in this opportunity?
      Submit your CV (in a Microsoft Word format) today!


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      Please don’t hesitate to contact any of our team with any questions you may have on Email: [email protected] or Phone: +353 1 6694040

      Job reference: 23268

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