Ready to be a trailblazer in category management?
Join our team!
The TELUS Procurement team is on a mission to ensure we spend our money smartly! Within TELUS we spend significant amounts on goods and services from stationary to strategic outsourcing.
Through understanding business needs and building strong partnerships with our stakeholders and suppliers, we are helping those who spend money on behalf of TELUS get the best value, achieve the best results, and bring the best innovation from third parties.
Within our talented IT & Global Services Category team we are responsible for many items and services pivotal to TELUS operations from Hardware and Software, to IT and business process outsourcing.
Together, we can make sure TELUS optimises spend, and reinvests as much as possible to build a friendly future for Canadians.
If you’re a trailblazer who can forge strong relationships while championing innovation and sustainability, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the best minds in the industry to support our journey to becoming best in class.
Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together!
As a Vendor (Category) Manager within the IT & Global Services team, you will have accountability for the strategic procurement of IT Hardware and Software, Business Process Outsourcing, and / or IT Services.
You will be responsible for a defined scope of vendors and sub-categories, and drive development and execution of a robust category strategy based on sound internal and external intelligence.
We are on a transformational journey within the function, and your challenge is to drive optimal value for this spend portfolio, whilst ensuring our stakeholders are fully supported via our category specialists, Procurement service desk, or self-
serving using a robust set of tools and guidance.
You will use your market knowledge and Procurement expertise to develop and deploy world-class approaches to spend management while utilizing e-
procurement tools to deliver optimal value. You will also be responsible for negotiating, drafting, administering and managing commercial contracts associated with hardware, software and Software-
as-a-Service (SaaS) suppliers.
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including equivalent international designations from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) or Institute for Supply Management (ISM)