IT Category Manager


At BJ's Wholesale Club, every Team Member has the same goal, to Delight Our Members. This common purpose means working as a Team, supporting our Community in a positive way, and treating everyone with Respect and Integrity. In fact, Team, Community, Respect and Integrity, are the BJ's Wholesale Club core values!

Working with us means enjoying a supportive and engaging workplace committed to developing great talent. We know that the most important factor in our success is our people!

BJ's Wholesale Club introduced the warehouse club concept to the northeastern United States in the mid-1980s. Since then, the chain has expanded its operations to more than 200 Clubs in 15 states from Maine to Florida. 

Job Description

The IT Category Manager develops winning sourcing strategies and execution plans to drive total cost reduction in IT sourcing, including heavy emphasis on software and cloud infrastructure. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Communicate and champion strategies to C-level and Senior level executives and their teams to gain support to successfully execute projects and deliver results.
  • Leverage prior sourcing expertise and conduct extensive research and analysis on market conditions, industry best practices, vendor performance, and BJ’s business in order to successfully in select the best strategic partners for BJ’s business needs.
  • Utilize appropriate negotiation methods to drive cost reductions and increase value to BJ’s.
  • Build strong relationships with the business stakeholders in order to further extend the influence of the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement team throughout the entire BJ’s Organization.
  • Take ownership of all assigned projects to from start to finish ensuring BJ’s interests are represented at every step and ultimately included in all documents.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field
  • 5-8 years in a strategic sourcing role, at least 2-3 years specialized in services sourcing
  • Outstanding technical skills (PC, Excel, Word, Access, E-Sourcing software, basic Financial Accounting)
  • Demonstrated strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills required

 BJ's offers a competitive Total Rewards package, including a comprehensive package of benefits designed to meet the needs of you and your family. 

At BJ's, we value diversity in our organization, and we are an equal employment opportunity employer. 

Job Information

  • Westborough, Massachusetts, 01581, United States
  • 32054133
  • December 27, 2016
  • IT Category Manager
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Procurement & Supply Chain


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