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Raytheon Company is seeking an experienced Indirect Category Manager to provide category management for Telecommunications (including Infrastructure, Wireless and Equipment). You will support the Enterprise in driving improved affordability, efficiency, and supply base performance with our commercial/DoD indirect partners by leading Strategic Sourcing initiatives aligned with Company-wide goals and objectives.

Specifically, as a category manager, you will source, negotiate, implement, and manage enterprise-wide strategic agreements covering Indirect requirements managing spend of ~$100M; as well as manage supplier performance. Further, it is essential to cultivate internal stakeholder relationships, as well as develop strong professional relationships with key suppliers.

Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Executing and managing Enterprise-Wide Strategic Agreements
  • Ensuring Agreements are compliant to Policies and Procedures
  • Driving supplier performance in order to meet contractual requirements
  • Managing strategic and tactical relationships with key suppliers
  • Developing and leading category and negotiation strategies

  • Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 6 years supply chain experience with related Bachelor?s degree or 4 years supply chain experience with a Master?s Degree
  • Experience with Price Analysis Techniques, Long Term Strategic Agreements, Proposals and Sourcing Events
  • Experience interfacing with internal and external stakeholders as well as working with cross functional teams
  • Proven negotiation skills with the ability to define strategies, lead sourcing events and negotiations including Price and Terms & Conditions
  • Ability to work within a diverse team environment and across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to understand and utilize spend and industry data analytics to develop category and negotiation strategies
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Desired Experience:
  • Previous experience managing Telecommunications and/or Software enterprise-type agreements
  • Strong leadership potential and ability to be a change agent
  • External Certifications (CPSM, CFCM)
  • Internal Certifications (Minimum Tier 4 Subcontract or MPM)
  • Advanced Degree
  • Secret security clearance or ability to obtain secret security clearance
  • Experience managing Aerospace or Defense subcontracts
  • Experience with FAR, DFAR and ITAR

  • Associated topics: chief financial officer, controller, director, director finance, finance director, general operations manager, operation, organizational culture, president finance, senior director

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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