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We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.
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Whether you design clothes or business strategies, crunch numbers, lead projects or write code, we have a place for you at our Seattle headquarters. And we think Seattle is a pretty great place to live. More than just rainy days and coffee, Seattle has it all — mountains and beaches, arts and parks, music and film. It's made up of quirky neighborhoods, award-winning restaurants, and thriving industry. Come see for yourself!
A day in the life...
This job contributes to Company success by effectively developing and leading sourcing strategies, effectively managing suppliers and internal networks to deliver best in class performance for the relevant spend area in Supply Chain Indirect Spend categories (Non-Merchandise). Consistently delivers measurable and strategic goals to enable a competitive advantage to bottom-line and top-line company growth, and corporate social responsibility leadership. Manages a global spend of $100 Million plus depending upon market complexity. The Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Manager is an individual contributor role responsible for the sourcing of complex capital equipment projects, facility leases, software solutions, professional services, etc.
Manage the contract life cycle of complex Supply Chain categories as assigned.
Develop effective multi-year negotiation strategies to enable success.
Leads highly complex cross functional teams and collaborates effectively internally and with suppliers.
Employ strong knowledge of key Supply Chain industry players, competitors and market dynamics.
Develop new effective business and professional relationships with strategic suppliers and industry players.
Professionally manage and measure suppliers for continuous performance and improvement.
Employ advanced program and project management tools, solutions and techniques.
Draft and redline a wide variety of agreements, such as Capital Equipment, Software License Agreements, Master Services Agreements, Leases, etc.
Effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines.
Independently solve problems and make decisions for primary and strategic execution and tactical issues within the relevant portfolio of projects and or processes.
Provide day to day oversight and drive for strong business results.
Effectively collaborate with strategic sourcing peers and leadership.
You own this if you have...
6+ years of experience in category management, strategic sourcing, or procurement with an emphasis on Supply Chain. Experience in Supply Chain categories, including capital equipment, facilities, services, and technology. In depth knowledge and experience in managing the procurement of indirect spend categories
Strong knowledge of global market analysis, sourcing category strategy, supplier relationship management, ‘should-cost’ models, and multi-year negotiation strategies, supplier continuous improvement programs and Lean Initiatives
Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices
Knowledge of business ethics and Ethical Sourcing Requirements
Ability to influence at an Executive Level both internally and externally. Ability to lead and influence peer groups both internally and externally
Clear and effective written and verbal communication
Strong experience with MS Office Suite, Oracle, BI Apps, charting programs and others
Ability to structure bids, evaluate bids against a broad set of evaluation criteria and provide recommendations for vendor selection.
Vendor risk management experience.
Knowledge of contracting trends, licensing models, and traditional and emerging contract and vendor performance models; expert negotiation tactics and strategies; proven track record of negotiations that result in cost savings and risk avoidance.
We’ve got you covered…
Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Company is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
Lifework / EAP resources
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The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.
Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.
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