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Principal Category Management - Monitored

Job No. 40345817
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Singapore
Categories Supply
Published | Singapore Standard Time
Applications close | Singapore Standard Time

Principal Category Management - Monitored

Supply is responsible for managing supplier relationships and sourcing for defined global spend categories along with standardising supply processes, systems and master data design.

We are seeking a driven an energetic individual to join a fast-paced, dynamic team that is focused on supply chain and total cost optimization.  You will work closely with globally based Supply representatives and operational stakeholders to develop long-term global category strategies, deliver global sourcing initiatives and migrate categories from regionally managed to globally managed and or regionally.  These long term strategies will not only look at getting the basics right, but will require innovation and creativity to prepare the category for the future.  You will also provide coaching and mentoring to members of the Monitored team.

Among your many attributes, you are persuasive with demonstrated leadership skills, and adept at solving problems.  You will possess excellent communication and presentations skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and work closely with all areas of the business.


  • Support the Head of Category Management Monitored in providing focus coaching and mentoring within the Global Category Management Monitored team.

  • Provide input to the Supply 5-Year Plan objectives and budget

  • Develop a detailed work plan and support the establishment of routines to drive a culture of productivity.

  • Support the development of regional category strategies, and lead the development of long-term strategic global category strategies.

  • Identify opportunities to replicate value accretive strategies from Region to Region.

  • Proactively support the connection of regional Supply stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with regional and global category teams to address any overlap, or identify synergies, with other potentially related category strategies.

  • Develop a detailed, NPV based assessment for the migration of categories from regionally managed to globally managed.

  • Develop, implement and maintain a simple process for globally aggregating and validating demand requirements.

  • Develop and manage a global risk matrix relating to the commercial management of the category including controls, mitigation and management action.

  • Lead the execution of global category initiatives and lead or support Supply process improvement projects within Category Management.


    To be successful in this role you will need exceptional analytical and quantitative problem solving skills, a strong leadership track record, be able to think broadly and strategically and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Previous mining or professional experience in supply management is not essential.

  • The Principal Category Management position can be based from any of our global offices.

  • Please note that it is a requirement that internal applicants exercise courtesy and advise their immediate managers of their applications.


    Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Please submit your application early to avoid disappointment.


    If you are interested in this challenging opportunity being offered please apply on-line. 

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