Category Manager - Indirect Procurement
PMCL-JAZZ, Pakistan

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 14, 2023
Last Date
Apr 14, 2023

Job Description

Grade Level: L3

Location: Islamabad

Last Date to Apply: 19th March, 2023

What is Category Manager Indirect Procurement?

This role revolves around Procurement of Indirect categories which includes but not limited to Professional Services, Real Estate, Logistics Services, etc.

The candidate would be required to have an ample knowledge and understanding of procurement and can visualize the future of the category. The candidate will be required to drive the category and help to achieve short and long-term goals.

The role reports directly to the Head of Indirect Procurement with no direct reports.

What does Category Manager Indirect Procurement do?

The Category Manager covers all dimensions of procurement within his/her scope of categories:

Three Key areas to focus: Strategic Sourcing, Contract management, Supplier Relationship Management

  • Strategy Development: Support the Head of Indirect Procurement in development of sourcing strategies for categories in scope; Professional Services, Real Estate, Logistics Services based on company’s long-term business needs and deep industry knowledge
    • Planning amp; Benefit Recognition activities - Spend amp; Demand Analysis - Supply Market Analysis activities.
  • Sourcing and contracting: - Lead on Sourcing and Contracting activities and work closely together with the team - Support the contract management activities relevant categories contracts. - Liaise on with Procure-to-Pay regarding Central payment process and support if needed and when needed
  • Supplier Management: - Support Supplier Relationship Management Strategy development, implementation and execution.

Jazz is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees


What are we looking for and what does it require to be Category Manager Indirect Procurement?

  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Excels at stakeholder management, team collaboration and delivering clear, concise messaging to drive buy-in from our partners
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with at least 5-7 years of experience in related field
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving amp; influential skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Proven experience in developing strategy and understanding of forces influencing corporate approaches in purchasing projects
  • Project Management Experience
  • Imperative to be a team player and also able to manager internal amp; external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills, solution-oriented approach to problem solving and ability to think out of box.
  • Hands on experience of using Oracle Fusion and Oracle EBS and familiar with new technology tools used in reporting and analytics.


Why Join Jazz?

As one of the leading employers in the country, Jazz epitomizes the philosophy that each Jazz employee is passionately living a better every day inspired and enabled by visionary leadership, a unique professional culture, a flourishing lifestyle, and continuous learning and development.

Our core values include qualities essential for a positive organizational culture - truthfully guiding entrepreneurial and innovative mindsets, harnessing professional and interpersonal collaboration, and fostering across-the-board customer-obsession.

As one of the largest private sector organizations in Pakistan, our objective is to continue to change the lives of our 75 million customers for the better. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something transformative, someone who can play a critical role in driving our success. Together, we can empower millions more with the tools necessary to progress in an increasingly digital economy.

Job Specification


Information Technology and Services - Islamabad, Pakistan