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ALLIANT ENERGY CORPORATE SERVICES Team Lead Category Management in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy! At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build strong communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what's next in energy. When our employees say "I am energy," it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families. If you'd like to work at a place where you matter and where you can use your talents and passions to advance your career, join the Alliant Energy team. What sets us apart? * Competitive pay and an excellent benefits package * A dedication to career growth and development * A culture that elevates our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond - be bold. * The chance to create a positive impact on our local communities Alliant Energy has an outstanding opportunity for a Team Lead Category Management to join the organization. You will begin working on a remote basis and eventually will report to our office in Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA. In this position, you will lead supply chain personnel in the performance of supply chain functions ensuring appropriate and effective procurement activities are carried out in support of organizational needs. You will ensure all phases of the RFP, negotiations, and contract process are completed in support of the organization u0027s strategic needs and goals. Using your exceptional relationship building skills, you will collaborate and develop strong partnerships with leaders across the organization. Our ideal candidate will have a solution focused approach and will initiate and identify process improvements crafted to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department. The Supply Chain department at Alliant Energy is a dynamic results-oriented team that also values professional growth and development. Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position. Job Category Sourcing & Supply Chain Job Qualifications Preferred Experience and Education Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in business administration, supply chain management, engineering or related area Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation is preferred7 years of experience in supply chain, project management, business administration, or another related field. Promotes and supports diversity initiatives and equal employment opportunity. Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Knowledge of major aspects of procurement, including best practices, contractual development, advanced negotiation procedures, expediting, inventory optimization techniques, and the use of technology. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with suppliers. Demonstrated project management skills. Demonstrated knowledge of legal issues applicable to contracts. Demonstrated effective leadership skills. Demonstrated financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting. Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management). Ability to work effectively in a diverse and inclusive work environment. It u0027s not just what we do; it u0027showwe do it. * Live safety. Everyone. Always - Our first priority is that nobody gets hurt. * Do the right thing - We keep To view the full job description please use the link below. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://www