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Reporting to the CFO, the Director, Global Procurement is responsible for leading all global procurement efforts to efficiently and effectively enable spend owners such as business units and functional partners to maximize the value they receive from suppliers to meet their objectives. Individual will work with each business unit to lead centralized direct and indirect sourcing and procurement efforts. This will include working with the internal stakeholder from initial need identification to final goods or service delivery to meet stakeholder needs. The process includes supply analysis/strategy, supplier identification, sourcing execution (i.e. “tendering”), contract negotiation, facilities and lease negotiation, delivery planning and monitoring, purchase execution, vendor management, and ongoing performance management and improvement.
Individual will accomplish these tasks through a global team of sourcing and procurement professionals within the various business units and suppliers selected to meet their needs. He/she/they will establish relationships with senior-most budget holders to ensure that procurement aligns with unit objectives and to enlist their support in supply base improvement efforts. In addition, this individual will be responsible for overall procurement strategy, driving spend efficiencies, identifying and evolving best practices, and transformation.