Manager / Sr. Manager- Carrier Development

L'Oreal   •  

Cranbury, NJ

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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As the Category Manager for Retail Promotions & Merchandising, you will be responsible for developing the vision for your designated Category in line with the Business stakeholder priorities. You will manage sourcing strategies across L'Oreal USA to optimize a spend in close partnership with the North Americas Sourcing hub.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong relationships with your key stakeholders, be recognized as a valued partner and influence business decisions.
  • In partnership with stakeholders, define the US sourcing strategies
  • Translate and prioritize global/ regional strategies for your market
  • Proactively exchange US specific need to help influence global/ regional initiatives
  • Lead a broad range of commercial and business contract negotiations working closely with L'Oreal's legal counsel and Business Stakeholders.
  • Manage/consolidate category spend analytics and Financial reporting
  • Manage a strong Supplier Partnership program with your category partners.
  • Design sourcing content to fuel our strategic transition to Ariba to better serve our business and stakeholders

Your Skills:

  • Ability lead cross functional teams and influence decision
  • Strong project management, negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Autonomous with high level of drive and energy
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills

Your Experience / Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, category expertise, or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years' experience strategic sourcing and category management
  • 5+ years' experience within the category