Director, Indirect Sourcing

Published: August 10, 2017
Location
New York, NY
Job ID
454

Description

Are you up for the challenge of driving transformational efforts in a new indirect sourcing group with a top tier company, while developing sourcing processes to optimize over $1B in indirect spend? Do you have a proven track record of successfully developing and deploying global sourcing strategies for non-manufacturing indirect categories, including Professional Services, IT, and Marketing? Have you built relationships with VP and C-level cross-functional stakeholders and earned a seat at the table by consistently adding value?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be a fit for the Director, Indirect Sourcing role with our client, a Fortune 500 consumer electronics company.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Design and implement sourcing strategies for indirect categories, including but not limited to HR, Consulting, Financial, Legal, IT, Marketing, etc.
  • Lead large cross-functional teams and 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.
  • Establish supplier management practices, building policies and procedures for reviewing supplier performance.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS/BA degree, required; MBA and CPM/CPSM certification are preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in sourcing of indirect categories.
  • Deep knowledge of supplier relationship management.
  • Strong leadership and team player skills.
  • Effective analytical, negotiation and financial skills.
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