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WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The American Red Cross (ARC) spends ~$2 billion annually on goods and services. Of this amount, $1.2 billion is spent on goods and services that should be strategically sourced (sourceable), including regulated and non-regulated materials, supplies, facilities and equipment maintenance, consulting, and IT hardware and software. The $0.8 billion in spend that is not strategically sourced consists of payments to government agencies, grant recipients, inter-Red Cross transfers, and payroll and employee benefits. Of the $1.2B that is sourceable, nearly $150M in spend each year on IT good and services.
To help ensure Supply Management continues to meet the needs of its Red Cross IT and business unit clients, we are seeking a Category Manager, experienced and knowledgeable, in the procurement of IT software and services critical to supporting the delivery of key IT, and business objectives.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD
Key Objectives for the Category Manager, IT – Biomedical Technology
The Category Manager, IT has both IT and Supply Management (SM) experience with skills required to find, engage, compete, and contract with service providers in the US and across the globe to meet a variety of demands. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in supply management or IT business office roles, demonstrating expertise, the ability to manage IT suppliers, business clients, and activities independently.
The Category Manager, IT will have a variety of accountabilities and responsibilities, some of which will be achieved through influence. Examples include:
WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE
BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
* Medical, Dental Vision plans
* Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
* PTO + Holidays
* 401K with 5% match
* Paid Family Leave
* Employee Assistance
* Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
* Service Awards and recognition
The salary range for this position is: $100,000 – $120,00
Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee’s a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
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