Director, Global Procurement E - Sourcing Services in New York, NY

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Estee Lauder Companies   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago


The e-Sourcing Services Director leads the work process design, organization design, solution design, and operational execution of all of ELC's RFX Sourcing activities globally.

As the service expands, this role also requires the design and project management of related project activities.

The role is responsible for ensuring the ongoing delivery of all associated KPIs and regular analytics to ensure superior delivery and execution.

As the global process owner for RFX processes, this role is the decision maker for the work process design, as well as all internally and externally facing documentation.

Strategic Responsibilities

 Establish overall Procurement e-Sourcing Services Strategy inclusive of technology, work process, business process outsourcing and delivery.

 Lead the E Sourcing services for Global Procurement across all Categories and Brands.

 Turn overall e-Sourcing strategy for direct and indirect spend categories into Organization, Roles, and Solution- Design.

 Turn strategy into action by identifying strategic and tactical opportunities which drive all aspects of value across sourcing categories and brands (e.g. cost, cash, speed, risk, agility, quality).

 Contribute to global Procurement strategy development based on data insights.

 Identify business requirements and design e-Sourcing services to enable the Procurement organization.

 Partner with Data Analytics counterparts in the Supply Chain COE community to leverage best practices and capture synergies.

 Align systems and reporting globally to ensure efficiency in reporting and a "single version of the truth".

Operational Responsibilities

 Improve Procurement efficiency and effectiveness by digitizing and standardizing the sourcing process (RFI, RFP).

 Lead SME network and drive organization health (e.g SME contributions, role rotations, reward & recognition).

 Operations leadership and escalation manager.

 Serve as internal (Business Partner) and external (suppliers) escalation point for the Global Procurement COE Organization.

 Leverage data mining, model building, and other analytical techniques to develop predictive models identifying and supporting strategic opportunities and data-driven decision-making

 Work with stakeholders to identify, manage, and evolve relevant BI dashboards which provide real time performance / KPI optimization capability and create visibility of systemic performance gaps / root causes

Project Responsibilities

 Lead the e-Sourcing and Business Process Outsourcing activities, providing value added services to the Procurement Organization (Direct and Indirect Procurement)

 Transition and centralize transactional activities to the new COE allowing brand and category teams to focus on higher value activities (SRM, Value creation)

 Lead x-functional project teams and coordinate project execution across various Project Tracks and ensure x-track alignment and on-time delivery of execution

 Plan and initiate service expansion into new spend categories

Governance Responsibilities

 Lead Business Process Outsourcing governance

 Manage Technology Platform and Business Process Outsourcing supplier relationships.

 Work with stakeholders to maximize the value of E Sourcing and outsourcing.

 Design and Lead regular (e.g. monthly) performance and KPI reviews with service providers. Analyze operations data to detect trends and anticipate required interventions.

 Maintain internal skill levels to allow Business Process Outsourcing additions and transitions over time

 Recognize & adopt best practices in Procurement E Sourcing Services


-Bachelor of Science

-10 Years Minimum Experience

10-20% Travel Time

Specs & Experience – Demonstrated value realization track record and digital transformation success leveraging E Sourcing technology and Business Process Outsourcing.

Skills – procurement, supply chain, E-sourcing technology (esp. SAP/Ariba), analytics & advanced data visualization, benchmarking

Preferred degree in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Management with strong supply chain and procurement experience.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17