Long Island City, New York, US
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Senior Manager, Indirect Procurement - Nacr & West Coast Brands

Country : USA USA

State : New York

County : Queens County

Town : New York

Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

The Senior Manager role is responsible for supporting the development of category strategies specific to the NACR region across multiple IP categories including areas of regional focus. They will also be leading various NACR Indirect Procurement projects in order to realize maximum benefit to the busines and deliver on savings targets. The Senior Manager will work with key senior stakeholders across NACR Brands, Finance, Legal, RDDC and strategic supplier and agency partners. They will be responsible for maintaining Supplier Relationship Management priorities and cross-functional teams across Bands and/or Global on collateral spend management initiatives. Leads the development of category strategies for NACR based on business spend, strategy and market conditions in close alignment with stakeholders, including demand related approaches Provides input and works closely with global category managers to identify synergies and opportunities across multiple catagories Drives value to the business by implementing category-specific supply strategies, ensuring that products are specified and optimized with the best supplier input and capabilities and using all demand-sided opportunities with selected suppliers Plans and leads sourcing projects on a regional/or multi-site level, engaging stakeholders and the required cross-functional resources Lead contract discussions with legal, implement contracts and capture them in the system Identifies any challenges to efficient flow of materials and services and recommends operational improvements and/or develops tools to drive efficiencies Develops, leads and implements NA supplier relationship programs in close alignment with stakeholders Actively drives compliance of the category strategies and sourcing projects with the ELC Procurement Policy, Directive, Guidelines and local Procurement SOPs as well as legal and regulatory requirements Contributes maximum value to the business through better strategizing, structuring and organizing the supply of the assigned categories, including selecting the "right" supplier base Evaluates and defines the supplier base and secures capacity, plan implementation (timeline, resources, cost, ...) and align stakeholders Drives execution of and compliance with the agreed category strategies Supports regional and/ or local sourcing projects related to the assigned categories by giving guidance, providing methodologies and sharing any other relevant expertise Continuously monitors external market conditions and understands their potential impacts on supplier pricing or service levels Plans and conduct suppliers business reviews including KPI and metrics reporting Participates in special projects as requested Builds capabilities of other team members Identification, tracking and management of savings and value across region Q


Microsoft Office, SAP Suite Applications, Ariba Sourcing Contracts Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills Strong analytical skills Advanced Degree highly preferred Professional Procurement Certification preferred Luxury brand and/or retail Procurement experience preferred Previous work experience in a Procurement-related field strongly preferred 7+ Years Experience 5% Travel
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