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Director, Procurement

Company: Goddard Systems, Inc
Location: King Of Prussia
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Procurement in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania - Careers at Corporate Office Skip to Main Content Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Director, Procurement Category Information Technology Job Location US-PA-King of Prussia Type Regular Full-Time [FORG] Overview Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School -- preschools, is consistently named one of the top childcare franchises in the United States. Franchise Business Review, a third-party market research firm that provides rankings for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance, has named it the No. 1 franchise in the education category. GSI currently licenses more than 500 Schools which serve more than 65,000 students in 37 states. The Director, Procurement will lead in the development and implementation of Procurement Operations and Strategic Sourcing strategies across GSI, in close partnership with senior leaders across the enterprise.

This is a 'hands-on' role, requiring leadership combined with active engagement effectively utilizing Sourcing and Procurement skills and expertise. The candidate will partner internal stakeholders to implement rigorous Sourcing processes and Procurement disciplines. At the same time, this person will be actively engaged in multiple sourcing and procurement projects. The candidate will also be responsible for the successful roll-out of a (to be selected) Procurement and Contract Management system. This role also will be responsible for the management of a Purchasing Manager and Purchasing Analyst. The successful candidate must possess and demonstrate a high level of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement acumen. She/he must be an excellent communicator, with advanced analytical and financial competency and a 'Roll up your sleeves' attitude and approach to sourcing and procurement projects, client engagement and client satisfaction. Responsibilities

  • Develop Procurement and Strategic Sourcing strategies; drive stakeholder engagement and implementation
  • Develop and reinforce procurement disciplines and long-term strategies
  • Implement and monitor compliance to Procurement policy and procedure
  • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies to influence spend and champion competitive pricing; quality, and risk management
  • Drive Procurement performance efficiency, capability and capacity optimization
  • Develop and maintain effective supplier relationships
  • Leadership in structuring and executing advanced negotiation strategies
  • Structure and monitor supplier performance objectives and metrics
  • Expertise in assessing, mitigating and monitoring supply Risk
  • Strategic leadership over all third party related programs and functions
  • Establish structure, standards, programs, protocols, reporting and requirements for third party engagement
  • Develop third party risk standards and controls
  • Procurement system (P2P, S2P) and Contract repository implementation
  • Savings forecasting and achievement Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, or Business Administration; advanced degree a plus
    • 7-10 years of leadership experience within a Supply Chain or Procurement organization, working across a complex/matrixed corporate structure
    • Experience in managing a team of Procurement professionals
    • Successful implementation of a Procure-2-Pay (P2P) system is essential
    • A demonstrated history of success providing strategic thought leadership and skills to a newly formed organization
    • Experience and success operating within a large franchised structure
    • Strong understanding of diverse procurement operating models (organization, P2P processes); and knowledge of effective technology driven-sourcing
    • Significant experience leading large, complex negotiations Travel None Benefits Participation Available to Regular Full-time Employees:
      • Bonus Program
      • Paid Time Off
      • Medical
      • Dental--
      • Vision--
      • 401k
      • Company Paid Holidays
      • ...and many more! This job description is not all inclusive. Goddard Systems Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Goddard Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Email this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS
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