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Catalog Manager in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Title: Catalog Manager

Looking for a Catalog Manager who will be responsible for enabling catalogs across the spend portfolio. This person needs to have 6-8 years of relevant experience in eSourcing, procurement, and catalog implementation/management. This person will need to support and manage the sourcing team. Building strong partnerships with the category sourcing leads and operate as the lead and subject matter expert on Ariba Catalogs.

This person will be responsible for development and related implementation of catalogs strategy and will partner with the category sourcing leads to proactively define the categories that should be pushed towards catalog purchasing. This person will need to be able to provide structure to manage all content and imagery for all catalogs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop strategies with collaboration with the sourcing team that best determine optimal catalog strategy
  • Advocate for Ariba Catalog best practices - implementation of Ariba Catalogs through working with sourcing teams
  • Proven ability to collaborate and influence other teams across various departments
  • Work with vendors to encourage implementation and concept of catalogs
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas whether to customers, executives or peers
  • Develop criteria and policies that encourage further use of catalogs
  • Manage day to day operations of catalog production
  • Grow and exceed standards for best practices and key trends to drive innovation and effectiveness in sourcing process
  • Monitor usage of catalogs and compliance- ensure usability for end users

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 6 -8 years of applicable experience in Procurement & Catalog Implementation/Management and eSourcing
  • Bachelor's degree required

Job Requirements

Job Title: Catalog Manager Looking for a Catalog Manager who will be responsible for enabling catalogs across the spend portfolio. This person needs to have 6-8 years of relevant experience in eSourcing, procurement, and catalog implementation/management. This person will need to support and manage the sourcing team. Building strong partnerships with the category sourcing leads and operate as the lead and subject matter expert on Ariba Catalogs. This person will be responsible for development and related implementation of catalogs strategy and will partner with the category sourcing leads to proactively define the categories that should be pushed towards catalog purchasing. This person will need to be able to provide structure to manage all content and imagery for all catalogs. Responsibilities and Duties: •Develop strategies with collaboration with the sourcing team that best determine optimal catalog strategy •Advocate for Ariba Catalog best practices – implementation of Ariba Catalogs through working with sourcing teams •Proven ability to collaborate and influence other teams across various departments •Work with vendors to encourage implementation and concept of catalogs •Ability to clearly communicate ideas whether to customers, executives or peers •Develop criteria and policies that encourage further use of catalogs •Manage day to day operations of catalog production •Grow and exceed standards for best practices and key trends to drive innovation and effectiveness in sourcing process •Monitor usage of catalogs and compliance- ensure usability for end users Qualifications and Skills: •6 -8 years of applicable experience in Procurement & Catalog Implementation/Management and eSourcing •Bachelor’s degree required