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Arrow Electronics Facilities Administration Services Category Manager in Centennial, Colorado

Position: Facilities Administration Services Category Manager

Job Description:

We're growing and adding a new Category Manager to support our Facilities Administration Services!

This individual will be the trusted advisor to Facilities Administration Services and will facilitate complex, strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations for the procurement of products and services in this Category. This individual will be expected to lead teams of key cross-functional stakeholders through the strategic sourcing process and leverage Arrow’s purchasing power to drive measurable commercial improvements. This individual must be experienced in sourcing and negotiating Janitorial, Food, MRO, Waste Management, Physical Security, and other related Services.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Lead complex, enterprise-wide sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations.

  • Collaborate on a global level with colleagues in operations, finance and business roles.

  • Conduct market research and maintain a working knowledge of current business trends including industry changes, cost drivers, global pricing, market conditions and economic indicators in order to identify new and/or alternate sources of supply, as needed.

  • Conduct ongoing benchmark reviews and perform complex financial analysis, projections and evaluations of supplier proposals for existing and new contracts.

  • Influence and drive collaboration between cross-functional stakeholders for the development and execution of enterprise sourcing strategies to identify cost savings opportunities and facilitate strong partnerships between Arrow and its strategic vendors.

  • Act as a liaison between internal stakeholders and vendors to ensure compliance to sourcing and contracting policies and procedures.

  • Manage specific supplier relationships and ensure the ongoing management of performance, quality, cost, contractual commitments, etc.

  • Participate in regular supplier business reviews that address supplier performance, technology roadmaps, business growth strategies and supply market changes.

  • Prepare and give business reviews to senior management regarding sourcing and contracting progress and actions to close.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor' s degree required with a degree in Finance, Business Administration or Supply Chain Management, preferred.

  • 8+ professional experience in Facilities Administration/MRO Sourcing & Negotiation

  • Ability to effectively manage large, complex, strategic projects with aggressive milestones, significant risk components and multi-million annual value.

  • Experience and success using a structured strategic sourcing process.

The Skills That Will Help You Succeed Even More

  • Highly effective negotiator with an ability to influence executives both internally and externally.

  • Strong organizational awareness, and ability to plan and make decisions using sound judgment in a complex global organization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications directed at internal and external parties as well as towards the development of RFx' s, contract documents and executive presentations.

What’s In It For You

At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401k, With Matching Contributions

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options

  • Paid Time Off

  • Career Growth Opportunities

  • Discounted RTD Passes, with convenient office location off RTD Light Rail (Dry Creek Exit)

  • On-site Café with Catering Option for Busy Lifestyles

  • 24/7/365 On-site Gym and Lockers, Free for Use to All Employees!

  • Bike Racks

  • And more!


Location: Denver (Panorama)

Time Type: Full time

Job Category: Business Support

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. As a Fortune 113 company with more than 20,100 employees, serving over 80 countries, and 2018 sales of nearly $30 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.