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Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing - NA (Indirect + Contract Mfg) (Merchandising, Purchasing & Retail)
Dallas, TX 75006
Recruited by: Corey Matthews | Managing Director | VerticalReach Consulting Group, LLC See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Client of VerticalReach Consulting Group
  • Industry: Merchandising, Purchasing & Retail
  • Compensation: Salary: 155K to 180K
  • Expires: Aug 10, 2019
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Job Description


The Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing – North America will lead the strategic identification, development, and execution of the strategic sourcing operation that works across organizational lines. This role will be responsible for driving continuous improvement initiatives focused on strategic sourcing cost savings, develop projects through detailed technical and financial negotiations, contract management, supplier relationship development, and develop systems and tools while maintaining quality and safety. Reporting to the Chief Procurement Officer with dotted line reporting to the CFOs of US and Canada, this important leadership position collaborates with all Senior Leaders to advance the company's strategic sourcing processes, including the leveraging of global agreements for NA, in order to meet company goals while influencing and growing addressable spend, which currently exceeds $330mm.

The successful candidate will have significant depth in leading strategic sourcing teams and have experience managing Indirect categories, including Corporate Services, IT, Fleet, Facilities, Real Estate, and Transportation along with appreciable knowledge of Third-Party Contract Manufacturing, Product Engineering, and Continuous Improvement practices.


• Minimum of 10 years of progressive strategic sourcing experience
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading strategic sourcing teams
• Bachelor’s Degree; Master's preferred
• Experienced executive leadership
• Advanced strategic sourcing, supply chain, distribution, and logistics competence
• Advanced project management, negotiation, contractual skills
• Advanced knowledge of the RFI / RFP, and electronic tendering process
• Advanced experience driving KPI performance vs. targets
• Strong financial acumen
• Ability to influence across business and departmental lines
• Ability to negotiate at the executive level
• Strong consultative, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal.
• Ability to balance multiple tasks and effectively prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
• High level of diplomacy and tact, ensuring confidentiality of information when required
• Self-motivated, determined, and able to work under own initiative
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Can demonstrate a collaborative style with excellent interpersonal skills

Job Posting Description and Compensation Disclaimer: Information provided herein is intended for general guidance only and not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, requirements or compensation parameters and/or elements.

About VerticalReach Consulting Group, LLC - Executive Recruiters of World-class Procurement and Supply Chain Talent

Our firm is led by a tenured Executive Search professional with over 20 years of experience in delivering targeted executive leadership, mid-level management, contract consultants and key individual talent for world-class Procurement and Supply Chain organizations and those that are transforming to become world-class. We support our client in not discriminating against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, age or other protected status