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Senior Director, Global Procurement at Spectrum Brands

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Lake Forest, California

Job Description:
Division Information","content":" Spectrum Brands utilizes a Shared Services model that enables resources to be leveraged across the organization. The Shared Services team is made up of information technology, human resources, indirect sourcing, finance & accounting professionals that support all business units. Shared services teams are headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin but have members across the country."title":"Job Summary","content":" This is a key role in ensuring that Spectrum Brands' strategic global procurement model is cost-effective and customer-focused. The Procurement leader is responsible for leading global indirect procurement, center-led direct procurement, and the Procurement Center of Excellence in support of all Spectrum Brands divisions. Leads multi-layered team of Procurement professionals, defining and articulating strategy and vision, negotiating, measuring and maintaining relationships with vendors and optimizing total costs. Sets global procurement and individual performance metrics and standards including cost improvement/avoidance, service capabilities, supplier rationalization and risk management. Total addressable annual spend in excess of $1.5B."title":"Primary Duties & Responsibilities","content":" 60%: Establishes global procurement function strategy, metrics and team Launches and implements the new global, centralized Procurement Center of Excellence (CoE) function and Indirect Procurement function including strategy/plan, process management, policies/controls, risk management, supplier performance and compliance. Leads strategy for center-led Direct Material Procurement, engaging functional and business leaders from each Spectrum Brands division to ensure business requirements and functional metrics are met Leads Procurement Planning, Performance and Reporting Management and Transformation Program and Change Management efforts Sets global procurement and individual performance metrics, standards and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) including cost improvement/avoidance, service capabilities, supplier rationalization and risk management. Oversees analytics and ongoing performance improvements. Oversees, develops and manages indirect category management teams across divisions and regions. Inspires by gaining confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best Cultivates innovation by creating an environment of encouragement Supports and executes Spectrum Brands Talent Development and Performance Management activities including goal setting, performance reviews, merit planning, workforce planning, interviewing and selection. 30%: Partner with IT and Finance peer(s) to establish technologies Lead selection, implementation, adoption and ongoing management of the Procure to Pay solution in partnership with peer(s) in Finance Leads Procurement aspects of transition to SAP S4 Hana Implement, develop and lead the CoE team in the design, development, deployment, maintenance and compliance management of Spectrum's procurement policies, processes, procedures, technologies and tools 10%: Measure, negotiate and manage vendor relationships Establish / improve vendor management strategies and KPI's for indirect and direct procurement Understand and ensure fulfillment of business requirements across all Spectrum Brands divisions globally Negotiate with vendors, optimizing total costs Establish and ensure supplier diversity metrics"title":"Education and Experience Profile","content":" 10+ years Operations/Finance/Supply Chain/Distribution experience with emphasis in purchasing/sourcing B.S./B.A. degree in Supply Chain, Global Operations or similar required. MBA preferred. Equivalent directly related work experience will be considered in lieu of education Strong experience in global procurement process design and system integration projects including Enterprise Resource Planning. Experience with SAP S4 Hana implementation preferred Experience in consumer products goods industries required, global CPG preferred Significant experience in organizational development, establishing and improving teams Experience in procurement transformation preferred"title":"Required Skills","content":" Influences: Positions views and arguments appropriately to win support. Convinces others to take action. Negotiates skillfully with outside vendors and/or colleagues in tough situations. Wins concessions without damaging relationships. Responds effectively to the reactions and positions of others. Proven ability to influence without authority across multiple functions, regions, business units and employee levels Global perspective: Looks toward the broadest possible view of an issue or challenge. Thinks and talks in global terms. Understands the position of the organization within a global context. Knows the impact of global trends on the organization. Cultivates innovation: Comes up with useful ideas that are new, better, or unique. Introduces new ways of looking at problems. Can take a creative idea and put it into practice. Encourages diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation. Manages complexity: Asks the right questions to accurately analyze situations. Acquires data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems. Uncovers root causes to difficult problems. Evaluates pros and cons, risks and benefits of different solution options. Drives results: Has a strong bottom-line orientation. Persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. Has a track record of exceeding goals successfully. Pushes self and helps others achieve results. Drive engagement: Structures the work so it aligns with people's goals and motivators. Empowers others. Makes each person feel his/her contributions are important. Invites input and shares ownership and visibility. Shows a clear connection between people's motivators and the organizational goals. Balances stakeholders: Understands internal and external stakeholder requirements, expectations, and needs. Balances the interests of multiple stakeholders. Considers cultural and ethical factors in the decision-making process. Acts fairly despite conflicting demands of stakeholders. Resilient and self-motivated: Is confident under pressure. Handles and manages crises effectively. Maintains a positive attitude despite adversity. Bounces back from setbacks. Grows from hardships and negative experiences."title":"Work Environment Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Domestic travel up to 20% may be required. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. #LI-LF