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Senior Procurement Manager

Company: Planet Forward
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination. This is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Job Summary:
Procurement is responsible for the establishment and management of a centralized procurement department, with the accountability for vendor engagement, performance, procurement, and compliance. Focus on strategic sourcing and consolidation of vendor network while maintaining performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design policies and procedures required to centralize strategic sourcing, procurement, and compliance functions including process, people, and systems.
Design concept enhancements to computer operating system that backs up the strategic sourcing and procurement model.
Interact with operations department with regards to the supply of sub-contractor vendors.
Work with a centralized compliance team managing and documenting legal compliance, insurance, and taxation requirements for the sub-contracting vendors used by the company at any given time.
Establish and manage a centralized procurement team to source and negotiate best price and delivery of products and services used by the company.
Working safely is a condition of employment.
Must be able to follow all safety policies and procedures.

Bachelor's degree.

3-5 years Facilities Procurement required
7+ years' experience as a SR Manager
Minimum of 7+ years' experience in a $200 + million vendor/supplier environment.
Minimum of 7 years' experience of procurement team management.
Facilities management thinking.
Delegation and communication ability.
Efficiency and cost management focused.
Multiple priority management skills.
Internal customer focus.
Influencing skills.
Able to execute to schedule.
Conflict management ability.
Analytic and problem-solving skills.
Ensures that the business has the capability to adapt to changing requirements.
Identifies and promotes new opportunities for the benefit of the business.
Ensures business goals are aligned with the vision and values.
Harnesses the value of diversity and other individual differences
Provides clarity and focus to employees in a continually shifting environment.
Grows the business by adding higher value products and services that increase competitive advantage.
Initiates and leverages opportunities to work with others internally and externally to benefit the business.
Understanding of major ERP systems, preferably SAP.

Keywords: Planet Forward, Tempe , Senior Procurement Manager, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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