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Head of Operations & Procurement

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: New York, United States

  • Exciting Leadership opportunity

  • Organization experiencing exciting growth

About Our Client

International, market leading supplier of home appliance and interior products to the wholesale and retail sectors.

Job Description

  • Lead procurement initiatives for the group across: vendor identification, capability assessment and selection, negotiation of vendor terms/ conditions/ agreements/ contracts, new item sourcing (finished goods and raw materials), new item specifications, pricing negotiations/ cost management, cost savings initiatives, execution /tracking of purchase orders.
  • Effectively leverage total spend across multiple commodities whenever possible in order to deliver maximum cost savings and generate value.
  • Implementation of progressive sourcing strategies that deliver cost efficiencies, supply reliability and quality in the procurement of contract manufacturing services.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with internal and external teams to create a collaborative environment that supports the business strategy, tactics and timelines.
  • Work closely with Sales & Operations teams to ensure proper flow of materials/ products to meet customer requirements while maintaining appropriate levels of inventory.
  • Manage and develop team of direct reports proactively through hiring, training, mentoring and providing effective leadership.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree, MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years' procurement / materials management experience within the furnishing, home appliance or retail sector.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with a track record of building teams.
  • High proficiency in negotiation, process experience, skills and tactics.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects concurrently.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong work ethic and organizational skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Computer proficiency on all MS Office applications with high proficiency in Excel.

What's on Offer

Excellent base salary and benefits package.


More Info / Apply

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