VP Procurement, NA

Published: July 11, 2017
Location
Stamford, CT
Job ID
445

Description

Would you be interested in overseeing the effective operation, execution and coordination of the Procurement Function for the North American Region? Do you have the ability to act as a strategic partner to functional areas within a large organizational structure, leading the development and achievement of sourcing goals? Are you the type of leader that strives for procurement excellence and continually looks for synergies across an organization to reduce costs and leverage resources?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be a fit for the VP Procurement, NA role with our client, a multi-billion dollar global industrial leader.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Advances long and short term procurement strategies to sustain current and prospective business in alignment with the global procurement strategy.
  • Responsible for all purchasing activities in the region, including all operational and transactional purchasing activities down to site level.
  • Develops effective relationships with internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Advances the regional team (Category managers and the purchasing function) to guarantee that the Procurement and Purchasing processes are regionally implemented.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 15+ years of experience in a Senior Leadership Procurement role.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Flexible mindset that can adapt plans, goals or priorities to deal with fluctuating conditions.
  • Robust understanding of the Procurement processes.
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