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Indirect Procurement Manager

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

  • Supports group indirect spend of $2Bn+

  • Three direct reports - Analysts and Sr Analysts

About Our Client

My client is a Fortune 500 global manufacturing conglomerate in Chicago's near suburbs with a decentralized procurement structure globally, allowing this role full autonomy.

Job Description

The Indirect Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Support group indirect spend of over $2Bn across all indirect categories
  • Lead sourcing programs for packaging, MRO, temp labor, and other professional services categories
  • Development and execution of strategies through the strategic sourcing process
  • Serve as an expert in the strategic sourcing process within indirect categories, including strategy execution, contract negotiations and TCO reductions
  • Develop and execute the process to select and manage suppliers
  • Lead supplier selection and negotiation process for key sourcing projects
  • Establish and maintain contractual and business relationships with the senior management of key suppliers and internal customers
  • Track utilization rates amongst operating companies for sourced categories and responsible for communicating performance against these measures and their potential budgetary impact
  • Work with stakeholders in business units to ensure savings are built into budgets and annual operating plan

The Successful Applicant

The successful Indirect Procurement Manager will have:

  • 7+ years of indirect category management/strategic sourcing experience
  • Previous success within a manufacturing, industrial, or CPG environment
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field
  • Demonstrated ability to influence internal customers and earn "buy in" from tough stakeholders
  • Direct performance management experience

What's on Offer

The target compensation for the Indirect Procurement Manager is commensurate with candidate experience and competitive with industry trends.


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