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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

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We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Procurement Category Manager III

Job Description

  • Location: Montvale, NJ
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #69125

Our client, a leading financial company is hiring a Procurement Category Manager III on a contract basis.

Work Location



• 3 month engagement with intent to convert to full time.


• Provide sourcing category expertise in IT Professional Services and outsourcing.


• Develop category strategies based on rigorous analysis of spend data, supply market dynamics, category intelligence, and business requirements.


• Leverage market data, external resources, spend analytics, and cost modeling to drive fact-based decision making.


• Identify and capture cost improvement opportunities beyond sourcing, such as demand management, process improvements, insource vs. outsource, innovation, etc.


• Execute strategic sourcing projects using common sourcing practices to deliver exceptional total value in partnership with key stakeholders across the Firm.


• Manage RFX processes and facilitate fact-based supplier selection.


• Perform complex data analysis and build financial models (i.e., ROI, NPV, supplier scorecards, savings tracking, make vs. buy decision models).


• Develop and execute negotiation strategies to maximize total value and minimize risks.


• Implement and drive procurement strategy, policies, and procedures.


• Support supplier diversity and sustainability goals.


• Strong understanding of contract terms and techniques for driving value and managing


• Ability to lead, support and conduct successful negotiations.


• Work with legal and other areas to ensure proper representation and enforcement of critical terms and conditions.


• Establish and manage the governance processes with key suppliers and outsourced partners.


• Implement strategies to best manage the supply base for the IT professional services category, reviewing suppliers against contracted obligations/service levels, risk requirements & business expectations.


• Provide suppliers feedback on performance, continuous improvement, and innovation.


• Work with suppliers and key stakeholders to manage supplier performance and develop new capabilities.


• When performance issues are identified, determine root cause and work with internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive to an efficient resolution.


• Ability to build strong trusting relationships with business partners.


• Partner with the business to build influence, evaluate and challenge the status quo.


• Educate and enforce compliance to procurement policies and ensure adoption

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