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Associate Director, Category Manager- HR Products & Services

Montvale, New Jersey


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Associate Director, Category Manager- HR Products & Services

Requisition #: 35626

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Montvale, NJ

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director to join our Strategic Sourcing & Procurement organization.


  • Develop and execute category management strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders across the entire vendor lifecycle; inclusive of sourcing, contracting and vendor management for HR products and services; such as employee benefits & insurance, relocation services, recruiting services, training services, consulting services, research & survey services, web development services and related technology enablers and services
  • Develop and support the short and long term sourcing plans and vendor strategies in partnership with primary stakeholders
  • Lead, manage and support cross functional teams throughout the sourcing, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes
  • Collaborate and partner across various legal, compliance and risk mitigation departments to ensure adherence with respective policies and achievement of relevant contractual terms
  • Identify and act on opportunities for process re-engineering and continuous improvement


  • A minimum of seven years of experience leading strategic sourcing and operational/value generating initiatives with extensive knowledge of the HR industry with at least five years of experience sourcing, procuring, contracting, negotiating and vendor management for respective services
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • Experience with category management strategies for categories in scope, opportunity diagnostic, strategic sourcing process and supplier management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as experience with project management tools, advanced skills in eSourcing, reverse Auctions, Ariba and supplier management tools
  • Strong understanding of contract terms and techniques for driving additional value and managing risks

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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