Procurement Manager

Role Title:
Procurement Manager
Location:
Waltham
Job Advert Description

We are looking for a talented procurement professional to join our Global Procurement Team as a Global Procurement Manager to lead strategic procurement initiatives for Indirect spend. This position reports into the Director of Global Procurement in the Americas region.

Core Accountabilities:

• Work as part of a team to conduct supply management and strategic procurement of Indirect spend (e.g. goods and services not intended for resale) in the Americas region across all commodity categories including: Retail Ops, IT/Telco, Marketing, eCommerce, Supply Chain and Corporate Ops

. • Manage complex projects from initiative kick-off to supplier implementation

• Utilize a multi-step strategic sourcing process to procure indirect goods and services

• Develop and issue RFPs for the purposes of price discovery and vendor evaluation on both quantitative and qualitative measures • Negotiate pricing and contract terms with suppliers

• Lead quarterly business reviews to monitor supplier performance

Key Outputs/Results:

• Ensure that Clarks obtains the best value for its money and minimize supplier/supply risk

• Deliver operating and capital expenditure savings as well as mitigate price increases

• Manage supplier relationships and measure performance • Contracts are negotiated to ensure favorable terms, reliable supply and mitigated risks

• Maintain an accurate and up-to-date contract and spend database

• Increased GNFR SAP & Policy compliance

• Purchases are consolidated regionally and globally to ensure the best possible pricing

Desired Experience / Knowledge:

• Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Business, Math, Finance, Supply Chain, Economics or Engineering

• CPM / CPSM or equivalent

• 5-8 years of work experience

• Experience with a multi-step sourcing process

• Experience with Category Management

• Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills and spreadsheet modelling

• Knowledge of SAP is helpful

• Aptitude for quantitative analysis

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