Indirect Procurement Director

Barcelona (Spain)
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Indirect Procurement Director

Barcelona (Spain)

Ref: JT0072 February 8, 2024 MASS COMMODITIES



Responsabilitues: • Lead the global Corporate Services category including Financial Services (Credit Card, Tax & Audit, Payroll), Temporary Labor, Consulting, Legal Services, Travel, Office Supplies and HR Services (Recruiting, Relocation, Health Benefits). • Develop a pipeline of projects for Corporate Services, working with leadership and key stakeholders to align resources for support as needed • Develop and implement a category strategy for all categories as well as develop and deliver a procurement strategy and plan which meets or exceeds targets and expectations. • Manage strategic sourcing initiatives, following a 7-step sourcing methodology. Prepare and execute bid packages utilizing RFIs, RFPs, reverse auctions, etc • Find alternate and innovative ideas to provide business solutions, challenge requirements and specifications to create a competitive advantage • Develop qualified, competitive sources of supply on a continuing basis through comprehensive financial and market review • Build and maintain strong relationships with key marketing stakeholders. Manage stakeholder engagement and alignment throughout the end-to-end sourcing process • Collaborate with regional sourcing managers to understand regional business needs, market insights, risks and opportunities • Support savings tracking processes, measure contract compliance and other key metrics to ensure targets are being met and value is being delivered to the business • Develop, negotiate and manage contract process • Assist stakeholders in managing supplier relationships, tracking supplier performance, and communicating performance feedback to suppliers • Develop implementation and transition plans and support change management initiatives • Leverage available sourcing tools and technologies to conduct spend analysis, eSourcing, contract and supplier relationship management and strategic sourcing activities • Write policies and procedures, and gain alignment for change management activities, to further drive process controls and compliance. • Perform Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) reviews with key strategic suppliers across all categories and manage operational activities related to the global travel program • Coach, develop and manage a team of direct and indirect reports • Provide support to the VP of Indirect Procurement as directed. Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Logistics, Finance, Economics, Engineering or related discipline. MBA or Master’s degree a plus. • 7-10 years of professional experience in Sourcing and Procurement with a deep understanding of best practices and world-class processes. • Subject matter expertise in a variety of categories and subcategories related to Brand Support and Corporate Service. • Proven experience working in or directly with Marketing, Sales, Visual and In-Store Merchandising teams, including frequent interaction with other senior leadership members in Finance and or HR. • Deep understanding of financial measurement; ability to identify and quantify legitimate areas of business benefit (cost savings, avoidance, client satisfaction, quality improvement, etc.). • Previous global experience working within a multi-national, multi-cultural environment. • 1-2 years minimum people management experience. • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); experience building should cost models and have a working knowledge of eProcurement and eSourcing tools (SAP, Ariba, etc).

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