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Senior Procurement Manager

Job description

Duties of the job:

  • Managing a team (both directly reporting and indirectly reporting) of buyers and purchase coordinators located across multiple countries.
  • Execute continuous improvement projects to support Global Strategic Sourcing business objectives and goals.
  • Implement procedures across the global organization to enable efficiencies, effective controls and company-wide spend management and reporting.
  • Responsible for current state assessment, gap resolution and task execution & deliverables for assigned areas of responsibilities.
  • This role will work closely with Senior Procurement Leadership establishing priorities and acceptable timelines.
  • This role will require working sessions across other time zones (EMEA, APJC, India as well as here in North America).
  • Lead and manage global procurement operations team to accomplish company & department objectives.
  • Develop and document operational procedures for procure-to-pay activities.
  • Optimize utilization of Procure-to-Pay (P2P) platforms (Coupa & SAP) including invoicing, payments, receiving, information security compliance, etc. to reduce transaction costs.
  • Implement leadership reports, providing tracking on key departmental KPI’s.
  • Develop and implement gap resolution / implementation plans.
  • Develop and update training material as required.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Select, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure efficient operations.
  • Solve complex problems in which analysis of data or situations may require in-depth analysis
  • Collaborate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, business units and geographies to realize procurement goals and objectives

Requirements of the job:

  • 7 - 10 years purchasing experience
  • Experience with Coupa, SAP or other e-procurement systems
  • Previous experience in leading and managing global teams
  • Previous experience managing remote workers
  • Comprehensive understanding of the PO process and Procure-to-Pay technologies
  • Strong ability to build relationships and networks with multiple functions and leadership levels
  • Strong leadership, analytical capabilities and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Change Management principles and methodologies
  • Ability to travel, few days per year.

For more information about the company and role you can contact me directly at:

Email - phughes@sigmar.ie

Direct line - 01 4744652 

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