•Represent relevant Supply Management CoE Strategies during cross functional and cross business, business reviews and planning sessions.
•Leverage Problem solving/Critical Thinking skills to ensure Program is well defined and meets the SMART criteria.
•Develop Program charters and align with executive sponsor and leadership in project deployment
•Lead Cross Functional, Pan MDT teams to plan and execute key Supplier Management programs to the COE Strategy and program deliverables.
•Assume full accountability to deliver the project on or under budget, on time, with the requisite elements of the established COE Program phases.
•Continuously monitor, identify, and manage Risks that could have impact to project execution and work with the Team to provide and execute mitigation actions.
•Maintain proactive and effective communications to all stakeholders inclusive of Quality, Regulatory, Finance, Manufacturing, team members, and Functional Leadership.
•Partner with Commodity Management leadership and Program leadership to ensure the project strategy is fully aligned in expectations and plans.
•Understand and align to current Sourcing Strategies during cross functional business reviews and planning sessions.
•Identify scope changes due to market developments during project execution and implement through change control processes.
•Actively manage critical path activities and resolution of schedule, resource, or functional conflicts which may impede project execution.
•Ability to manage multiple technologies and priority changes while consistently meeting customer needs
•Change Management: Lead development of Change Plans, Communication Plans, Stakeholder assessments and alignment strategies Organizational Readiness assessments, Training Plans and Material
•Maintain proactive and effective communications to all stakeholders inclusive of Supply Management Leadership Team, team members, and Functional Leadership.
•Total Cost of ownership, Cost Management
•Supplier Relationship Management
•Best practices in Sourcing, procure to pay, supplier relationship management
Must Have Minimum Qualifications (to be considered):
7 years with B.S. degree or 5 years with MS degree and with related experience in sourcing, project management, or product development.Is A Bachelor's Degree Required? Yes Nice to Have
•Master’s in Business Administration
•Lean Sigma Green Belt Certified
•Lead in ambiguous situations
•Influence skills to achieve results across a matrix organization
•Ability to manage multiple technologies and priority changes
•Working knowledge of the Sourcing Function
•Project Management experience or PMI Certified
•Multi-method, multi-level communication & negotiation/influencing
•Financial systems expertise
•Strategic Thinking - link generated ideas & innovation with Product Strategies
•Global mindset with broad view of business
•Proven communication, leadership, and interpersonal and team building skills
•Broad technical knowledge / background