2022 Exelon Hiring Update
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Sr Category Manager

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Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 239363
Date Posted: Jul 30, 2022
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain

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Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

At Exelon, we are united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities � Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.


Leverage technical expertise to create and implement strategic sourcing strategies for one or more categories of spend across multiple business units.  Drive business value and mitigate risk in procurements through competitive bidding, negotiation of commercial and legal terms, and analysis of data and market trends.  Collaborate with suppliers and internal business partners including Legal and business unit leadership to drive efficiencies, reduce risk and manage costs.


  • Develop sourcing strategies and lead key sourcing initiatives. Participate in periodic ‘special project’ initiatives.  Accountable for category purchases (including tactical); become involved on an as-needed basis to resolve emergent issues.  (25%)
  • Maintain and own the position of primary contact for the resolution of systemic/recurring supplier/customer issues.  Develop close working relationships with supplier and end customers.  Monitor supplier performance to ensure that contract terms and conditions are being met or exceeded; and performance meets customer expectations. Manage and/or support supplier alliance process and own/manage all supplier relationships.  Lead and/or support all supplier relationship development programs and suppler alliance periodic meetings.  (25%)
  • Manage categories and provide oversight and governance of associated purchases cybersecurity, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and its Critical Infrastructure Program (CIP), and vendor affiliation governance processes; perform category spend and risk analysis; and design and implement category and supplier risk mitigation strategies. (10%)
  • Provide direction to contract administrators, procurement and sourcing specialists and other supply personnel, as appropriate, within assigned business and spend categories. (5%)
  • Lead negotiations of commercial and legal terms with new and incumbent vendors to mitigate risk, increase value for internal customers, and provide flexibility to meet the organization needs (10%)
  • Lead personnel (both within and external to Supply) to achieve objectives across related categories and/or across multiple sourcing initiatives. Prioritize competing needs and assign tasks to support strategic sourcing initiatives and other Supply projects, as appropriate. (20%)
  • Identify and implement sourcing and category management best practices. Understand, track and forecast market trends to maintain category knowledge and business acumen. (5%)
  • Support the Business Units' Emergency Response activities as assigned


This job involves sourcing activities of one or more categories of technical or complex materials or services. Independent decision making is required while performing typical job duties. The incumbent manages material or service categories within and across business units with consideration of total process life cycle costs, business unit needs, Exelon goals, and risk profiles. In addition, one impacts and drives continuous improvement of the Supply organization.



  • Bachelor's Degree in business, engineering, science or related field with a minimum of five (5) years experience or High School diploma or equivalent, with nine (9) years of experience.
  • Demonstrated project and change management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of category and supply management concepts.
  • Adept and persuasive communicator (verbal, written).
  • Cross functional/organizational team management and facilitation skills (internal and external).
  • Demonstrated data analysis capability.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills. Ability to hold Suppliers accountable for performance.
  • Conflict management experience.
  • Technical aptitude (category-specific requirement)
  • Availability for travel across Exelon sites, Supplier locations and business units; as business needs dictate.


  • Demonstrated understanding of 'entire' Exelon supply chain and cost drivers.
  • Detailed specific category expertise in indirect such as professional services, facilities, HR services, training, travel, labor, customer service centers, advertising & marketing, office services, subscriptions, etc. and sourcing technologies related to such services. 


Sourcing activities of one or more categories of technical or complex materials or services.

Independent decision making while performing typical job duties.

Manage material or service categories within and across business units with consideration of total process life cycle costs, business unit needs,

Exelon goals, and risk profiles. Continuous improvement of the Supply organization.


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