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Category Manager, Supply Chain



As a Category Manager in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, you’ll be responsible for: developing and leading strategic sourcing events; writing and negotiating contract terms and documents; and analyzing spend associated with specific indirect spend categories. You will develop sourcing strategies that positively impact bottom-line results/value while minimizing risks, foster internal and external relationships, and work with internal stakeholders to educate and promote the procurement policies. You will benefit from NMG's Way of Working, which is a framework across all teams to work smarter, be present, and integrate work and life in a way that empowers you and others. You will report to a Director of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.


What You’ll Do


·        Lead indirect sourcing initiatives for Supply Chain and Transportation categories, including building successful sourcing strategies, driving strategic improvements, and delivering on operational targets, savings goals, and business strategies

·        Manage the collaboration, support, and engagement of your stakeholders at all levels

·        Utilize sourcing tools to assist in departmental efforts to continually refine and improve sourcing and procurement processes, policies, and tools

·        Drive and manage multiple sourcing projects simultaneously while providing your internal stakeholders and leaders with regular updates

·        Assist with the analysis and planning for various components of indirect spend categories to ensure operational success and results

·        Partner with multiple corporate functions (e.g., Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting, Legal, etc.) as part of your sourcing projects and related activities

What You Bring


·        5+ years of experience in Strategic Sourcing consisting of Transportation (LTL, TL, small parcel, etc.) and other Supply Chain related products and services

·        Demonstrated capabilities of leading sourcing projects, contract negotiations and authoring, and driving savings/value

·        Strong relationship-building, verbal and written communication, interpersonal, motivational, and influencing skills; coordination across related disciplines and with key stakeholders

·        Experience coordinating teams, collecting insights, and constructively challenge internal stakeholders with conventional thinking

·        Understanding of multi-step strategic sourcing processes, sourcing tools, and strategies

·        Organized and adaptable with demonstrated ability to prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and deliver results

Inclusive Benefits


·        Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, including wellness and healthy lifestyle support, for associates, spouses, domestic partners, and children

·        Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent (day care) expenses

·        Disability Benefits, including Short-Term Disability providing income replacement up to 26 weeks

·        16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 2 weeks of Paid Family Leave, and Adoption Support of $10,000

·        Paid Time Off, including 6 paid holidays, flexible time off for vacations and personal time, 3 volunteer days, and 7 sick days

·        Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with NMG matching and $20,000 Term Life Insurance paid by NMG with additional voluntary coverage available

·        NMG Associate’s Core Discount of 30% with multiple in-store opportunities for an additional 30% off across select brands

·        NMG Matching Gift Program up to $2,000 to eligible non-profits, Hardship Assistance Grants up to $7,500 for Associates, and a volunteer opportunity hub through NMG’s All Heart Program

·        Personal and Professional Development Opportunities with 16,000+ online learning opportunities, including NMG’s Fashion Your Future, LinkedIn Learning, BetterUp, Connected Leaders Academy, 9 Associate Community Networks, and additional personalized learning experiences 

About Us


As one of the largest multi-brand luxury retailers in the U.S., with 3,000+ of the world's most desirable brand partners, we're delivering exceptional products and intelligent services enabled by our investments in data and technology. Through the expertise of our associates, we deliver and scale a personalized luxury experience across our three channels of in-store, eCommerce, and remote selling. Our NMG|Way culture, powered by our people, combines individual talents into a collective strength to make life extraordinary. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman. 


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


As a woman co-founded, majority women-led organization outpacing the U.S. population in racial and ethnic diversity and led by one of corporate America’s few openly gay CEOs, Neiman Marcus Group is proud to celebrate associates from different backgrounds, experiences, and communities. We've made it a priority to cultivate a culture where everyone Belongs and where showing up as your full and authentic self is encouraged.


We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our Talent Attraction process. If you have a disability and need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at


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