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Company: The MENTOR Network
Location: Boston, MA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Category Manager
Primary Location: MA-MABoston-313 Congress St
Function: Finance

Due to the ongoing public health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews. We thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, our employees, and our candidates. Description

The MENTOR Network is currently seeking a Category Manager to join our team in our Boston office (Fort Point / Seaport / South Boston). As a Category Manager, you will be a strategic sourcing leader within a progressive procurement organization. This role supports the VP, Procurement and requires strong category knowledge and experience in procuring various services such as General Services or Professional Services. You will establish and implement procurement sourcing strategies and support processes to meet company-wide objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • General knowledge of contract law and procurement policies with ability to effectively negotiate commercial and legal positions
  • Lead teams and manage multiple projects; present factual information and recommendations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Must have the ability to influence without authority and manage timelines to keep projects and participants on track
  • Creative thinking and the ability to present outside of the box ideas and solutions; independently form conclusions and make recommendations based on facts and evidence
  • Advocate for change and positively impact organizational behaviors in the way the company procures goods and services
  • Responsible for the maintenance of an effective control environment under SOX 404 for the accounting operations she/he oversees. This includes both key and non-key controls and extends to the timely updating and modification of control design where necessary and the oversight of control remediation activities should exceptions be encountered in testing
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required

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