Regional Category Manager at APM Terminals


APM Terminals is the global terminal operating arm of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. APM Terminals operates a Global Terminal Network of 76 operating port and terminal facilities and 117 Inland Services operations in 59 countries around the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Regional Category Manager

Ref No.: AT-287802
Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Execution of category strategies that are aligned to Global Category strategies. Execution will include regional sourcing strategy execution, supplier negotiations, sourcing events and contract implementation.
  • Manage regional supplier relationships, execute joint collaborative Innovative initiatives, and monitor supplier contract negotiations.
  • Primary owner of the relationship with regional and local terminal stakeholders
  • Collaborate on strategies with Global Category Manager. Bring in Business and Regional Insights into Strategy. Work closely with fellow regional Category Managers.
  • Responsible for creating transparency to leverage our volumes across APMT, secure efficient demand management, share best practices and ensure minimum compliance standards.
  • Develop and manage internal and external partnerships by demonstrating strong leadership, project management, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Collect voice of customers in the regions and identify opportunities for regional cross-leverage in close alignment with global Asset Category Management and Technical team .
  • Support Supply Chain Procurement initiatives.
  • Regional supplier development .
  • Regional system and data integrity

We are looking for:

  • 5 years’ or more experience in procurement.
  • Strategic mindset, holistic picture, proactiveness and willingness to challenge status quo.
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and navigate through regional cross-functional and cross-geographical complexities, with strong result orientation.
  • You are a highly result-driven and solution-focused individual with the ability to manage a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to balance both short- and long-term orientation for the business.
  • Good knowledge of regional business challenges and supplier landscape.
  • Basic knowledge of terminal asset and operations.
  • High-level understanding of Life Cycle Management categories and challenges.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Solid analytical and presentation skills.
  • Supply-chain and ERP system know-how.
  • Good legal and contracting knowledge.

Application Closing Date
3rd October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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