Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

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Senior manager, procurement provides insightful, timely, and accurate procurement category reporting and variance analysis for procurement leadership and field operations management.

Senior Manager, Procurement Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead the development of a preliminary Opportunity Analysis to identify the potential savings opportunity in the category
Lead a cross functional team (Specialists from the various categories inside and out of the organisation who act as Subject Matter experts) through a series of interventions to deliver thorough cost, process, market, and technical analyses to uncover what drives costs within each category and identification of opportunities
Oversee and manage the change management, implementation, and execution of the sourcing plan and all of the cost savings recommendations
Monitor the post transformational environment and recommend measures BMOC, the CAP Executive Steering Committee, and the VP Enterprise Procurement
Develop a Sourcing Strategy which takes into consideration supply and demand positioning, logistics, on-going support, supplier performance management, total costs, and to collaborate with Sourcing Team in the execution of this strategy
Develop and execute upon negotiations strategies, which entails significant analysis, preparation, and collaboration with out business partners to define Should-be Costs, Most Desirable negotiation outcome, Least Desirable negotiation outcome, and other negotiation wants and needs
Direct the development and negotiation of complex agreements with suppliers encompassing key program specifications and functional objectives
Maintain and provide a current understanding of industry best practices and technology trends to team members and business partners
Measure and manage the overall performance of the global supplier network within category spend field
Advise of regional supplier network capabilities and category spend trends and industry best practises across all markets and jurisdictions in the Caribbean region

Senior Manager, Procurement Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Manager, Procurement

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPSM, APICS, CPM, CPIM, PMP, ISM, C.P.M, EFT, ERS, EDI

Education for Senior Manager, Procurement

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior manager, procurement job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, MBA, Finance, Management, Business/Administration, Supply Chain Management, Education, Economics, Technical

Skills for Senior Manager, Procurement

Desired skills for senior manager, procurement include:

Sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts
Procurement strategy development and conveyance
Content and automation
Procurement tools and data
Negotiation and contracting
Category at hand
Experience with supplier selection
Bottleneck criteria
Business partnering
Business partnering and category management

Desired experience for senior manager, procurement includes:

Identify metrics, tools, and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities, and efficiencies, and work collaboratively with team members to prioritize and drive implementation
Bachelor degree in business, materials/logistics management, engineering, or a technical field
Professional designation in Procurement (CIPS, ISM) would be considered an asset but is not necessary
PMP and Six Sigma designations will be assets
Familiar with Financial Institutions Back Office and Service Deliver Operations
Very strong proficiency in Procurement at a relatively senior level (10+ years of experience)

Senior Manager, Procurement Examples


Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior manager, procurement. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior manager, procurement
  • Ensure alignment of commodity strategies with sector and plant strategies and requirements
  • Responsible for Procurement participation in plant or product Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) or Major Model Review (MMR) events
  • Manages all sourcing/procurement activities for assigned categories globally as appropriate
  • Leads the negotiations of procured materials and services to assure optimal TCO (Cost, Quality, Delivery, Innovation) achieved
  • Develops and implements strategies to assure lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation
  • Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Procurement guidance & leadership
  • Leads change and challenges the status quo to drive process effectiveness
  • Through knowledge of Category Strategy Management identify regional/global sourcing opportunities for improved systems and process efficiencies Agency SOW management, Production Process management, End to End business process management in both OpEx and Media Categories
  • Ensure strong analytics capability within marketing procurement function in order to enable detailed analysis of key categories and support recommended spend and buy better strategies
  • Collaborate with Regional BU’s and Global teams to ensure full visibility to local category strategies and ensure sharing of best practices in and out of BU driving best practise and global strategies
Qualifications for senior manager, procurement
  • Skilled in developing sourcing strategies based upon supply market conditions, demand requirements, business knowledge, and supply management expertise
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead through the matrix reporting structure of the Category Transformation teams
  • Actual experiences in the successful business application of all the technical sourcing skills
  • The person must be able to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels, influence various aspects of the business, and contribute to capability development of others in the organization
  • Reaching out to global external stakeholders to present J&J’s position on sourcing issues affecting reputation
  • Related industry experience in Sustainability, CSR, or ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, and/or Consumer or related industry

Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior manager, procurement. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior manager, procurement
  • Work closely with the finance department and leaders from all company departments to maximize short and long-term purchasing effectiveness
  • Track authorizations and correspondence for purchases in order to maintain policy compliance
  • Assist with all other aspects of corporate procurement including vendor research, needs analysis with internal stakeholders, and initial negotiations for potential purchases
  • Solve internal facilities challenges such as coordinating maintenance and working closely with human resources to manage internal resources and physical assets
  • Negotiate with both existing and potential vendors in order to maximize company’s purchasing power and standardize products and services
  • Develops strategies and work plans related to relevant Procurement processes and drives associated projects to successful completion
  • Manages and enhances supplier performance through standardized processes and continuous improvement efforts to obtain optimal results related to quality, cost, delivery, and service
  • Explains policies, practices and procedures of the work area to others within the organization
  • Manage / Lead the South Africa Buying resource for Ingredients and Packaging to ensure a consistent, strategic focus on these critical spend areas
  • Responsible for all categories of raw materials and packaging for a 1 site in South Africa
Qualifications for senior manager, procurement
  • Working knowledge of cGMP regulations and Industry-related experience in laboratory, healthcare and/or safety products preferred
  • Significant prior experience in all elements of strategic sourcing and category management for indirect services, including professional services and business process outsourcing
  • Effective written and verbal communication and influencing skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree In Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • 8+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience
  • 5+ years project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects

Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior manager, procurement. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior manager, procurement
  • Communicate to Opco’s market intelligence and help set local pricing accordingly
  • Train Opco and Meat co personnel that will enable them to more effectively sell the boxed beef category
  • Integrate large program customer requirements with our beef procurement strategy
  • Work effectively with internal departments such as Supply Chain, Pricing, Transportation, Sourcing, to resolves issues and create competitive advantage
  • Provides the team guidance with requests for quotations (RFQ’s) and ad-hoc purchases (3 bids/buy)
  • Prioritize initiatives and validates plan with category team
  • Leads the coordination and administration of business process transformation activities in support of contracts and purchasing processes
  • Accountable for ensuring adherence to the company’s processes and procedures
  • Establishes, recommends and manages a competent supplier base to ensure quality goods and services
  • Manage a team of procurement specialists who procure goods and services on behalf of the organization
Qualifications for senior manager, procurement
  • Fluent in English – with a second European language preferable
  • Minimum Seven years of work experience in Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, and Supplier Management
  • University or above education
  • More than 10 years of sourcing and procurement experience in MNCs, and preferably in Pharma industries
  • The candidate shall bring category experience from multiple categories, direct materials or services
  • The candidate has proven track record in meeting diversified and conflicting customer requirements

Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior manager, procurement. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior manager, procurement
  • Develop the WW Procurement function to ensure capability to effectively manage multi billion dollar spend for large engineered and make to order capital projects
  • Leverage IT system solutions to enhance the access to pertinent data and to eliminate manual consolidation of information
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives throughout the procurement organization and with supply base
  • Ensure the necessary controls, budgets, policies and procedures are in place to optimize procurement’s contribution to the business plan, effectively utilizing procurement resources
  • Support BU Procurement Director in the realignment and branding of the Procurement function, development of the team towards influencing strategic business priorities bringing strong sourcing strategies and foundational procurement skills
  • Performs on local or regional level benchmarks to (ultimately) plan and optimize the best possible procurement activity and business plan
  • Manage annual spend of +$500MM in capital equipment purchase
  • Drive material handling equipment category management at global level
  • Develop & execute long & short term global sourcing strategy in collaboration with the regions
  • Lead standardization of supplier portals & other IT tools
Qualifications for senior manager, procurement
  • Strong negotiation & analytical skills and the ability to influence
  • Strong Project Management and interpersonal communication & presentation skills
  • Big 4 consultancy or traditional consulting experience required
  • Extensive consulting experience in a global procurement role in a client-driven environment, preferably within a large multinational
  • Deep knowledge of financial and procurement management rules, processes and regulations, and financial accounting experience is a plus
  • Project scoping / planning

Senior Manager, Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior manager, procurement. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior manager, procurement
  • Monitor supply chain performance, ie
  • Responsible for EOL Mgmt and Inventory Control
  • Maintain a strong relationship with suppliers/EMS
  • Work closely with Global Commodity Manager (GCM) to ensure compliances of prices and allocation strategies
  • May participate in procurement activities in support of multiple business units
  • Monitors industry to maintain awareness of current practices and market trend
  • Performs low to moderate risk/complexity supplier evaluations and selections
  • Assists in supplier evaluations and selections of a moderately complex nature
  • May work under the direction of more senior representatives
  • Supports the buy-sell model of components between Suppliers, Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) and WD
Qualifications for senior manager, procurement
  • Thorough understanding of purchasing and PO processes
  • 5 years’ experience working in a Logistics operations role
  • Procurement / Supplier management experience, pricing negotiations
  • Experience working at a Freight Forwarder / Integrator
  • Experience in communication / presentation skills with Senior management and senior level at supplier base
  • Ability to engage and communicate effectively in a matrixed, global and cross functional environment

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