DIRECTOR, PROCUREMENT – IT/INDIRECT

DIRECTOR, PROCUREMENT – IT/INDIRECT

Remote Technology Permanent

Are you up for the challenge of driving transformational efforts in a newly created indirect sourcing group with a growing company, while developing sourcing processes to optimize indirect spend? Do you have a proven track record of successfully developing and deploying global sourcing strategies for non-manufacturing indirect categories, including IT, Legal and Finance? Have you built relationships with VP and C-level cross-functional stakeholders and earned a seat at the table by consistently adding value? Do you have a passion for continuous improvement when it comes to people, processes and systems?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be a fit for the Director, Procurement – IT/Indirect role with our client, a leading global software company.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Design and implement company-wide procurement strategy.
    Manage complex sourcing initiatives.
  • Conduct spend analysis, analyze supply markets, identify sourcing value levers and execute competitive RFIs/RFPs and lead supplier negotiations.
  • Work closely with the Executive Team and key stakeholders to agree on business goals and to remove impediments for the sourcing teams.
  • Utilize supplier management tools for reviewing supplier performance.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in sourcing of indirect categories; IT experience a plus.
  • Experience with ERP systems required; NetSuite experience, preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of supplier relationship management.
  • Strong leadership and team player skills.
  • Effective analytical, negotiation and financial skills.
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