Director of Procurement ( Direct )

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Houston, TX

Industry: Business Services

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15+ years

Posted 26 days ago

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A Fortune 100 client of ours is searching for a Director of Procurement (Direct) in the Houston area. Relocation is provided.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop sourcing and procurement activities that support key business objectives.
  • Develop and execute a long-term strategy to facilitate improvements for Procurement Services.
  • Ensure the execution of procurement strategies across the firm to ensure consistent and high quality value delivery.
  • Implement best practices in procurement and supplier management to support commercial and operational objectives.
  • Ensure the execution of standards, controls, policies, procedures and performance metrics to effectively and efficiently manage the acquisition and reporting of third-party spend across the company.
  • Lead rigorous and objective contract negotiations with key internal stakeholders, legal department and support groups.
  • Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met.
  • 50% domestic and international travel


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (MBA preferred)
  • 15+ years of experience in sourcing/procurement within the Americas, APAC and EMEA
  • Prior successful experience managing a complex direct spend of over $1B
  • Prior management experience