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H&R Block Lead Category Manager in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

393314BR

Title:

Lead Category Manager

What you'll do... :

JOB SUMMARY

The Lead Category Manager creates the overall direction associated within the assigned programs and/or commodities. You will proactively develop sourcing strategies with other leaders within H&R Block. You will then drive execution while ensuring alignment with the overall program and business goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and manage internal relationships with business owners, finance, legal, supplier risk and HRB leadership

  • Develop sourcing strategies for assigned category contract lifecycle

  • Manage and lead sourcing process from need identification to contract execution for assigned suppliers

  • Category Management focusing on big picture (price, growth, trends, quality, innovation)

  • Ability to manage and balance relationships with strategic suppliers

  • Understand and monitor key spend trends with HRB

  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and work experience.

  • Minimum of 7 years of commercial and/or government sourcing experience in all facets of the assigned commodities

  • Ability to translate business strategy into sourcing strategy

  • Advanced negotiation skills

  • Leads as a subject matter expert in the contract review/edit/execution process

  • Proficiency in RFP/RFQ/RFI initiatives

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Exceptional planning and organization skills

  • Demonstrated ability to engage and collaborate across multiple internal stakeholder groups

  • Experience with Excel, Word, Sharepoint

Job ID:

393314BR

Address1:

ONE H&R BLOCK WAY

City:

KANSAS CITY

State:

Missouri

About H&R Block... :

We’re here to live our purpose—to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We take our work personally, because we know what it represents: Families and homes. Livelihoods and lives.

We’ve been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we’ve grown to approximately 12,000 tax offices throughout the United States and around the world. When you join our team, you’ll add to the momentum of a forward-thinking company—one that defined an industry and is now leading its transformation.

Employee Type:

Regular

It would be even better if you also had... :

  • At least one sourcing or contracts industry recognized certification

Posting Title:

Lead Category Manager

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Job Family:

Sourcing

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