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Director of Sourcing Analytics

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Burlington, United States


- Position promotes in one year to Senior Director of Category Management.
- Must have high dollar value category management experience.

About Our Client
Major biotechnology company in the Burlington area seeking a Director of Sourcing Analytics.

Job Description
** Please note this is a 1 year feeder position for Senior Director of Category Management within the global strategic sourcing team. As a result, candidates must have high dollar value category management experience along with a background in leading a mid to large size sourcing team of 5+ EE.**

Essential Functions
Strategic Sourcing Analytics/ Market Research & Competitive Intelligence
- Identify analytical needs and develop an annual budget and operational plan to meet these needs to support the management of the business units.
- Define and manage scope of work and budget for analytics partners as it relates to strategic sourcing needs.
- Lead the overall annual strategic planning, long term, and short-term forecasting process.
- Develop and implement the process and plan for all franchise data needs-sourcing, warehousing, analyzing, and reporting.
- Develop and lead the execution of all primary and secondary market research data plans for routine business, key projects, customer insight generation, informing strategic sourcing strategy and branding/promotional efforts.
- Provide full analytical support to the strategic sourcing team.
- Provide full oversight on the development and implementation of resource allocation, ROI analytics and analysis of the impact of all strategic sourcing expenses, tactics and field force execution.
- Define and manage competitive intelligence strategy.
- Provide project management for key sourcing projects and initiatives (e.g. Resource allocation, regularly measure key performance indicators for all key tactics, etc.)
- Provide strategic inputs to Business Unit Leadership Team by providing information and intelligence to drive critical business decisions.
- Assess effectiveness of all strategic sourcing / procurement activities and competitive activity and proactively provide recommendations for addressing issues and capitalizing on opportunities in light of market dynamics and consistent with regulatory, legal, and compliance guidelines

Forecasting, Reporting, Performance Tracking through Mergers and Acquisitions
- Provide input to short and long-term scenario planning for production and strategic sourcing / procurement in a heavy M&A environment.
- Market Research within category management and strategic sourcing.
- Lead the development and implementation of the pre- and post-launch strategic sourcing research plan.
- Develop plans to address business questions and provide the strategic sourcing team with vital insights and analyses.
- Competitive Intelligence
- Provide analytical support to Chief Procurement Officer for targeting, alignment and forecasting.
- Participate in strategic sourcing strategy meetings; stayed informed on industry developments, competitive intelligence and US strategic and tactical activities within category management and strategic sourcing.
- Establish tracking metrics to benchmark performance to be provided to executive level / C-Suite.

The Successful Applicant
CORE COMPETENCIES/KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
- Ability to provide oversight to the full spectrum analytical functions and the ability to conduct the business analytics.
- Management responsibility of broad operational plans and budgets, with and without direct authority.
- Strategic planning, critical thinking and analytics, decision making.
- Innovative and creative thinking to solve problems and conduct scenario planning.
- Strong team leadership skills and the ability to motivate others.
- Project management expertise with an ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects on tight timelines.
- Financial acumen, including resource allocation, budget management and reporting, and strategic sourcing.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to influence the organization.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor's Degree required. MBA preferred.
- Minimum of 8 years experience in Procurement/Procurement Systems.
- Minimum of 4 years experience in project management in Supply Chain or Procurement
- Procurement certifications such as MCPIS, CPSM, CPP, SPSM or CPM.

What's on Offer
- Transition from Direct of Sourcing Analytics to Senior Director of Category Management.
- Ability to earn 20-25% bonus and $60,000 in equity.
- Opportunity to be a part of a team of four who contribute to the success of a thriving business.

 





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