Do you want to be a valuable member of an engaged and modern procurement organization that has invested in best in class technology and prioritizes achievement of the Business goals over its own procurement plans?JOB SUMMARY
Leads cross functional teams to strategically select products and suppliers ensuring the best possible price, quality, service, and overall terms. Pursues opportunities to reduce costs, minimize risk and improve business conditions. Partners with internal stakeholders to identify and define their requirements. Drafts, negotiates and manages complex contracts. Provides on-going supplier relationship management.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Leads the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase agreements under the guidance of senior team members.
Proactively strategizes with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organization.
Leads cross functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliers.
Researches and develops adequate sources of supply. Leads cross functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes.
Evaluates the financial stability of potential suppliers.
Performs required business analysis with a strategic focus on total cost of ownership.
Provides fact-based recommendations to executive level management.
Continuously seeks out cost savings opportunities and leads efforts to realize those savings.
Manages overall supplier performance – including, acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance.
Develops a strategic category plan based on an understanding of business goals and objectives, the supply market and competitive benchmarking. Effectively documents, communicates and gains buy-in across the organization to ensure alignment.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to read, write, speak and understand English
In-depth knowledge and understanding of contract terms and conditions
Strong negotiating skills with the ability to adapt and improvise
Ability to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and writing skills
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Thorough understanding of the P2P process and ability to identify appropriate solutions for spend categories.Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent experienceRelated Work Experience Number Of Years
Procurement contract negotiation and contract 3+
Electronic procurement and or contract solutions experience 1-3WORKING CONDITIONS
Office EnvironmentEOE Race/Sex/Vet/DisabilityCharter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfCharter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.
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