$200K — $250K *
Responsible for developing and managing the global contingent labor category strategy within the Procurement group. Conducts the performance management process, identifies training and development needs, and establishes performance standards for the function. Develops, implements, and communicates the direction of the team's procurement global processes and strategies to meet both the function’s and the corporation’s strategic plan.
1. Manages a global Procurement unit or group. Conducts the performance management process, identifies training and development needs, and establishes performance standards for the function/group
2. Recommends staffing decisions, and ensures resources are available to accomplish priorities
3. Develops the team’s procurement global strategic plan and sets goals and priorities based on the direction set for the unit; follows through to ensure that objectives are met
4. Develops unit(s) budget and manages the expenses for the group/unit
5. Provides leadership and guidance to staff, fostering an environment that encourages employee participation, teamwork, and communication.
6. Liaise with the Business and Partners to influence develop strategy & solutions in support of their goals and objectives.
7. Leads and negotiates pricing and contracts for sourcing and ensures that the sourcing & procurement is cost-effective and provides value to the Corporation (including managed services contracts)
8. Improves corporate profitability and mitigates risks through establishment of competitively negotiated business awards and favorable contract terms and conditions.
9. Manages supplier relationship in conjunction with the Business to support Northern Trust’s overall objectives, standards and processes.
10. Builds strategy for, and manage third party tool (Beeline) and third party service provider (Pontoon Solutions) to accelerate savings and ensure compliance to Northern’s policies and procedures.
11. Coordinate and lead reporting improvements for labor and other Procurement functions, including, but not limited to BU dashboards, headcount, tenure, savings, spend, diversity.
12. Lead and support audits, SOC reporting, and owned vendor management responsibilities.
13. Lead labor initiatives including, but not limited to contractor furlough, contractor conversions, tenure management, IDM integration and rollout, Beeline improvements, IR35
14. Develop relationships and be a strategic partner with BU leadership (including Finance) in order to support the overall strategy
15. Develop and lead presentations (including quarterly BU meetings, monthly BU CIO reviews) to leadership to drive communication and actions, and stay aligned to their goals
Possesses an advanced, in depth knowledge of supply chain management, procurement, sourcing, contract management and supplier management. Labor expertise preferred. Excellent project management, facilitation, negotiation, analytical, change management and interpersonal skills. Must be an excellent motivator and communicator to manage staff and cross functional teams. Strategic as well as operational expertise is necessary to provide long term planning and execution in supply chain attributes to meet Corporation and business unit profitability, efficiency and risk mitigation goals. Technically adept with basic application software; proficient in MS Office Suites with advanced Excel skills. Experience with ERP system/ Peoplesoft and contract management systems. Demonstrated success in people management; superior leadership skills. Candidate must have strong attention to detail and be well organized.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Computer Science or related discipline preferred and at least 10 or more years’ experience in managing project teams, or an equivalent combination of education and work experiences. The preferred candidate will have an MBA or other advanced degree and a professional Procurement/ Supply Chain Management designation (e.g. CSCP, CPM, CCWP).
Valid through: 3/4/2021
$80K — $100K