Category manager

  • Équipe

    Support & Opérations

  • Type de contrat


  • Niveau

    Medior (2 - 7y)

6 novembre 2023

As a Category Manager, you are in charge of procurement activities of Keytrade. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Implement the procurement roadmap in close collaboration with the business and the Procurement team 
  • Develop and implement category sourcing activities to lower overall Total Cost of Ownership for Professional services, Marketing, Operations services, Facility Management
  • He/She develops and negotiates frameworks agreements to reduce risk, supporting local teams in project specific needs relevant to categories
  • Interacting with suppliers and negotiating the most favorable agreements including SLA
  • Leading the RFx processes for dedicated categories
  • Leading the contract negotiations with the business and vendors
  • Maintaining a strong contract management
  • Monitoring the suppliers’ performance together with the business
  • Reporting to the Head of Procurement
  • no people management

Education and experience:

  • Master's degree (Procurement, Finance, Economics, or similar major)
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in procurement roles

Soft and hard skills:

  • Experienced in Marketing, Professional services and IT commodities
  • Strong negotiation skills, strategic thinking
  • Good knowledge of risk management
  • Contract reviewing
  • Comfortable with Excel
  • Action driven
  • Strong collaboration skills and leadership required
  • Native FR or NL with full professional proficiency in the other language
  • Professional working proficiency EN

Traits and drivers:

  • You are motivated, proactive, team work driven, have an hands-on attitude
  • You have the ability to drive changes


  • Hybrid way of working: We are in a hybrid way of working that implements 50% tele working and 50% working from home.  
  • A competitive salary package with advantages such as:
  • Meal vouchers: €8/ working day
  • Teleworking allowance
  • Transport allowance 
  • Group insurance
  • Hospitalisation insurance