Associate VP of Global Sourcing & Procurement
Company: Fin'l Services General, Alpharetta, GA
Posted on: February 16, 2019
Your main objective as our Associate, Vice President of Global Procurement will be to lead the Non-IT Global Sourcing strategic sourcing organization (5 Individual Contributors) to be recognized within Company and the industry as a dynamic leader of world-class procurement practices. You will do this by providing excellent decision support and process reengineering that will result in significantly increased productivity, revenue opportunities, and year-over–year reductions in the total cost of goods and services. Who are we at Company We are a global information solutions company that uses trusted unique data, creative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. We are looking for individuals who can help us disrupt the marketplace by delivering leading edge technology to build and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers. About the Job You will have the opportunity to drive innovation and automation across the enterprise. This will include tool and process integrations across all business units within Company globally. This position is the global leader for the center led Procurement Sourcing organization, where you will directly lead Category SMEs to develop Global Category strategies to be deployed in major regions. In the position you will lead the strategic sourcing process, using the company’s total buy enabling measurable bottom-line savings. You will utilize real-time operational information from sources across the business to identify trends and swiftly trigger process improvements across the company. Responsibilities of the Associate, Vice President of Global Procurement You will drive year-over-year savings from $350 million + in operational resource expenditure, whilst maximizing organizational effectiveness through enterprise technology solutions and strategic management of operational resources. You will mitigate risk associated with third party providers, including, but not limited to: BPO, HR, Marketing, Travel and back office goods & services. You will be a catalyst for cultural change within Company to manage operational resources, whilst supporting and assisting in the execution of the vision of Corporate Sourcing to be a top quartile performer utilizing world-class technology and solutions. By building a future vision, with executive consensus, that recognizes and promotes the purchasing / sourcing/ supply-based contribution to competitiveness, you will aid in guiding Company’s behavior towards achieving elite status. You will develop strategic alliances with customers and suppliers to improve operating efficiency and profitability. You will craft a strategic process that promotes integrative strategy development and encourages the efficient use of limited corporate resources to achieve specific companywide performance goals. You will nurture an environment of creativity, constant innovation and evolution through leadership, aggressive and systematic goal setting and enhanced communication and teamwork. Requirements Required Skills: 4 year degree – MBA or post graduate preferred 10-15 years of 10 – 15 Years of relevant working experience in sourcing & negotiating in BPO & Professional Services (HR, Legal, Marketing, etc…) categories. Experience with creating and executing RFQs and/or RFPs, and Long-Term Strategic
Sourcing planning People management experience, including a track record of leading diverse work groups
and an ability to influence without authority Preferred Skills: 8 years of experience working within Financial Services and/or Consulting Experience working with Contract Management or eSourcing tools is a plus LEAN, C.P.M., CPSM
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