Leads cross functional teams to select products and suppliers ensuring the best possible price, quality, service, and overall terms. Leads efforts to reduce costs, minimize risk and improve business conditions. Partners with internal stakeholders to identify and define their requirements. Drafts, negotiates and manages assigned contracts. Provides on-going supplier relationship management.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
With minimum guidance from the Director, manages complex strategic sourcing activities in procurement consisting of soliciting bids, analyzing supplier responses, and making recommendations on supplier awards.
Collaborates with internal stakeholders to formulate analytical efforts and to define business requirements for procurement projects.
Analyzes, audits, and interprets large data sets.
Researches and develops adequate sources of supply.
Evaluates the financial stability of potential suppliers.
Performs required business analysis including total cost of ownership.
Provides fact based recommendations based on competitive benchmarking and comparative analysis.
Continuously seeks out cost savings opportunities and leads efforts to realize those savings.
Manages supplier performance.
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Demonstrated and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Superior presentation/communication and influencing skills
Ability to prioritize, organize, and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment to effectively meet deadlines and projects by using appropriate methodology and tools
Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to work across functional and organizational lines with uncompromising ethics
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and experience analyzing and manipulating large amounts of data
Advanced analysis skills including forecasting and moderate to complex modeling
Ability to complete structured financial impact analysis such as total cost of ownership
Superior problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Ability to independently assess situations and respond accordingly
Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity
Demonstrated project management skills and process mindset
Bachelor’s degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Finance
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Procurement experience - 4+
Office environment - Three in-office days weekly
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