Contract Leads - Category Management


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

Drive value, efficiency and expanded market advantage via end-to-end category management while ensuring operational integrity and becoming a trusted advisor/partner to clients.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with the development of the scope of work and pricing model
  • Provide portfolio specific market intelligence to client, Category Managers and procurement team 
  • Support Category Management in development and implementation of category strategy and commercial guidance
  • Develop and maintain portfolio of agreements within the talent management category
  • Process execution and full compliance with internal controls
  • Steward tactical client relationship for key portfolio activities
  • Facilitate supplier relationship facilitation 
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and agreement rationalization opportunities within the portfolio
  • Ensure transactional efficiency of agreements through SAP system
  • Active contribution in category networks
  • Assist clients with bidding process


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering from a recognized university scoring GPA 6 and above
  • Master’s degree in Science or Commerce from a recognized university scoring GPA 6 and above
  • Minimum 2 years’ of relevant work experience in procurement e.g. contracting/purchasing, and/or category management in the procurement process
  • Strong Procurement functional expertise
  • Strong Commercial expertise
  • Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills
  • Analytical skills / Total Systems Cost / Bid Evaluation
  • Understanding of client business and objectives
  • Knowledge of purchase to pay (PtP) process including ERP systems
  • Industry and market knowledge in information technology, consulting, and outsourced services
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Project planning / execution skills is preferred
  • Category expertise is preferred
  • Ability to work in shifts