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The Category Lead will be accountable for the effective management of third-party spend across multiple related categories throughout the full category management lifecycle. This role will develop category strategies to maximize the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) the company receives from third-parties, execute or coordinate the implementation of category strategies and manage supplier performance for continuous improvement, while ensuring stakeholder buy in. This role interacts with Apache’s operating regions to maximize opportunities and ensure buy-in up front. Must have analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment and adhere to drive project schedules.
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The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:
The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:
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