Director, Procurement International Category Lead Supplies
Benton County, AR
Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning. Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent. Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.
What you'll do...
Lead enterprise-wide strategic sourcing activities including spend/supplier analysis, benchmarking, Category Management, RFx/Supplier selection, negotiating pricing and contract terms, change management, by building partnerships with key stakeholders across internal and external teams (for example, store operations/maintenance and supplies, technology, etc.); analyzing and identifying current areas of opportunity and future needs; identifying and understanding existing and future supply leverage points and aligning strategies with regional and market offices
Through spend data analysis, develop long-term category strategies that address price, usage, specification optimization, and innovation to build a strategic sourcing roadmap and implement strategy across Walmart International markets. These strategies will deliver optimal value ensuring the right quality and service at the best cost.
Govern the RFQ process by category within portfolios by establishing clear timelines, expectations and costs savings goals. Provide leadership and guidance to the Strategic Sourcing process (RFQ) across portfolios: Develop RFQ strategy, timeline and expectations. Lead the team to develop RFQ documents (may do or guide Managers or Analysts to support). Responsible to oversee negotiations and lead negotiations for large and complex deals. Conduct E-Auctions where possible by identifying opportunities, setting up strategy, and executing.
Identify Global strategic supplier relationship management opportunities and work with International markets on an aligned supplier approach that creates value for Walmart Globally and for individual markets
Build relationships with senior Executives in multiple International markets and presenting to Executive Committee and other relevant meetings to support the delivery of the Procurement strategy and results.
Work to improve spend data integrity and utilize Procurement technology to automate processes.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Business or related field and 5 years experience in supply chain, transportation, logistics, or related area OR 7 years experience in supply chain, transportation, logistics, or related area. 1 years supervisory experience.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Masters: BusinessCPPM - Certified Professional Purchasing Manager - Certification