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Global Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 321031/003_1559061862
  • Sector: Procurement Processes, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 28/05/2019

Position Description

Strategic Sourcing Manager

A multinational security services provider is searching for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to oversee the marketing expense category and drive strategic initiatives across the existing and developing agreement. This individual will be responsible for executing strategy and participating cross functionally with multiple teams and internal stakeholders.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform data analytics to identify opportunities to drive value through improved supply market solutions.
  • Develop, communicate and execute category sourcing strategies at a local, regional or global level.
  • Plan and execute strategic sourcing events according to Strategic Sourcing Processes. Track and report annualized savings according to Strategic Sourcing policies and procedures. .
  • Provide Strategic Sourcing project leadership and support to achieve assigned Regional, and Country operations initiatives and savings targets
  • Track and report progress against assigned strategic sourcing and specific country cost savings initiatives. Provide support and updates to Strategic Sourcing and operational leadership on emerging opportunities/risks.
  • Partner with suppliers to establish volume agreements that take advantage of economies of scale and leverage spend on a local / regional level.
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders, business partners, operational leaders, and the Strategic Sourcing team to resolve problems with contract interpretation and vendor performance measurement
  • Ensure that required reporting, accounting, contractual, and legal standards are maintained.
  • Special projects and other associated duties to support the global Strategic Sourcing organization, as assigned

Qualifications - Education, Experience, Certifications

  • Minimum of 3 to 8 years' indirect strategic sourcing experience in a large, multi-country company environment. Specific category experience supporting Facilities, Operations and/or Security preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 to 8 years' experience negotiating contract terms of medium to high complexity and pricing in a high spend multi-country environment.
  • Minimum of 3 to 8 years' experience utilizing spend analytics to identify strategic sourcing opportunities.
  • Mid / senior level stakeholder relationship management experience.
  • Experience in indirect category strategy development and execution in a high spend multi-country environment.
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience

The ideal candidate for this role will be one that seeks a company offering vast career growth opportunities internally. Please apply directly.