• Sourcing Manager - CPS

    Location US-FL-Estero
    Job ID
    # Positions
    WHQ - Estero - Only
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time
  • General Responsibilities

    Working collaboratively with Hertz business stakeholders across a range of Commodities covering Operations & Maintenance, Professional Services and IT to develop and execute sourcing strategies that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvement staying current with market trends and best practice. 



    Key Responsibilities:

    • Design and execute category sourcing projects including strategy development, benchmarking, supplier negotiation, SOW and SLA development, award recommendation, business case presentation, risk management assessment and contract negotiation
    • Utilize strong analytical skills to develop end to end TCO strategies and challenge the way commodities are currently sourced
    • Provide knowledge and input to stakeholders by undertaking category research on competitive options and industry benchmarks. 
    • Manage high volume of supplier contract negotiations requiring focus on competitive sourcing, mitigating risk and SLA development
    • Introduce systems and processes that will improve the sourcing process particularly in complex categories where sourcing solutions must comprehend total cost of ownership
    • Partner with procurement operations supporting the implementation of Oracle ERP and new P2P processes with the supply base.
    • Perform total cost of ownership evaluations. Stay current with competitive environment, monitoring and assessing changes that could impact category including, but not limited to supplier M&A activity, legislative change, and technology change.   

    Mandatory Requirements

    Educational Background:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related field; MBA desired but not required


    Professional Experience: 

    • Indirect category sourcing experience with a Fortune 500 company is preferred but not required
    • Analytical Modelling and experience in challenging current business processes
    • Experience working in a less developed system environment where sourcing solutions require high level of data gathering from suppliers and internal stakeholders
    • Experience in designing & executing sourcing strategies that consistently deliver measureable bottom line cost savings
    • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organizing/time management and problem solving skills
    • Project Management, Sourcing/Procurement/Operations/Supply Chain Management



    • Well-developed analytical thinking with a focus on business.
    •  Experience working with diverse Sourcing and Procurement (Operations/Supply Chain) stakeholders to address complex projects
    • Well-developed knowledge of Sourcing/Category Management processes


    • Results oriented, excellent analytical, process and problem solving skills
    • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
    • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
    • Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal stakeholders.
    • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent understanding of the English language
    • Highly detail oriented
    • Project and process management skills
    • Time management skills
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities



    • Effective Communication
    • Drive Collaboration
    • Builds Talent
    • Demonstrates Initiative
    • Process Excellence
    • Passion for Customer Service & Stakeholder Success
    • Leading Courageously
    • Agility and Adaptability
    • Personal Accountability
    • Trust and Integrity
    • Drives Execution
    • Thought Leadership
    • Use Insightful judgment
    • Display Global Perspective




    Preferred Requirements

    Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.


    EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets


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