The Corporate Procurement Unit is responsible for the procurement of goods, works and services (including consulting services) to support the WBG’s 130+ offices around the world. Corporate Procurement manages an annual spend around USD 2B with around 25,000 vendors. The team has staff located in Washington, DC, Chennai, India and Sofia, Bulgaria. Corporate Procurement utilizes category management to achieve better outcomes, improved quality, greater savings, efficient use of resources, a better understanding of the market, and an increased focus on collaboration and innovation. Corporate Procurement focuses on three key principles: Commerciality, Risk Management, and Sustainability. Categories of spend include: Human Resources and Professional Services; Corporate Services and Real Estate; and Technology. To learn more about Corporate Procurement, visit: CP website.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Procurement Manager (Category Manager) position is located at the Corporate Procurement Technology team in Washington D.C. This position reports to the Senior Procurement Specialist (Head of Category), who in turn reports to the Chief of Corporate Procurement. The Procurement Manager will be assigned to sub-category teams based on the projects.
Key accountability for this position includes: