Source One Management Services, LLC
About the speaker: Procurement Transformation and Strategic Sourcing Expert and Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro-to-Know, with extensive experience leading large-scale sourcing initiatives in both direct and indirect spend in industries including biotech, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, CPG, and more. Trusted advisor with cross-functional knowledge of Procurement and Supply functions. Develops Transformation Roadmaps as well as provides customized training on Strategic Sourcing, Contracting & Negotiations, Spend Analytics, Category Management, Procurement Process Improvement, and Supplier Relationship Management.
Jennifer is a Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro-to-Know and has been a featured speaker for organizations such as Next Level Purchasing Association and at the University level.d Marketing.
Abstract: As the Supply Management function evolves from tactical purchasing, to 3-bid-and-buy, to strategic sourcing, the next phase of evolution is Category Management. Rather than simply a job title or buzzword, Category Management is a framework comprised of the Strategic Sourcing lifecycle, Stakeholder Engagement Activities, and programmatic Supplier Relationship Management. In this session, you’ll gain actionable insight into how you can enact Category Management no matter where you are in your career as a Supply Management professional.