Job TG786: Procurement Commodity Manager

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Highlights of Procurement Commodity Manager Opportunity

The selected candidate will join a well-respected, well-known global company with a world-class purchasing organization. This person will have the opportunity to travel extensively during the beginning of their tenure – getting to know their clients well. While this role is based in the Eastern US, due to the extensive travel, the successful candidate can be based nearly anywhere east of the Mississippi River.

Company Information

Our Client is a Fortune 20 Business Services Company. They foster a worldwide presence, with clients in over 150 countries, serving customers across nearly every industry. This company complements its own robust R&D efforts by acquiring smaller firms with specific expertise and technologies, allowing them to continue to improve their already world class business services unit.

Job Location

Eastern US

Key Responsibilities of Procurement Commodity Manager Position

  • Holds cardinal responsibility to actualize client success against any and all contractual commitments in both the strategic and tactical aspects of the Facilities class level
  • Establish and understand a project plan to fulfill the following:
    • Category deliverables
    • Cost reduction pledge
    • Various milestones and obligations
  • Take key role to convert in-house team developed procurement strategies into client specific initiatives
  • Develop all client specific procurement strategy documents
  • Develop sourcing strategy that delivers near-term cost savings as well as advances category modification over time
  • Along with the Project Manager, provide guidance and leadership to Buyers.
  • Maintains accountability for continuing category management tasks including delivering improved supplier performance and category compliance.
  • Regularly communicate and negotiate with all levels of the organization – both client-side and supplier-side.
  • Demonstrate solid knowledge of our Client’s global strategy.

Essential Qualifications and/or Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strategic Sourcing Procurement experience:  Two years or more
  • Supply Chain Procurement experience:  Three years or more
  • IT and Telecommunications experience:  One year or more
  • Ability to travel 75 – 85% (domestic & international)
    • Typical travel schedule is M-Th; Home F and Weekends

Desired Qualifications

  • Procurement and Sourcing Experience: 3 – 8 years
  • Working knowledge of at least two of the following commodities
    • Travel
    • Telecommunications
    • Equipment
      • IT and Business
      • Capital
    • MRO
    • Services
      • Business
      • Technical and Professional
      • Facilities and Facilities Maintenance
    • Logistics
    • Complementary Workforce

Teldar Group
About the Author:

The Teldar Group is an Executive Search and Recruiting Firm specializing in placing professionals in Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain positions.

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