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Sourcing Manager

Sourcing Manager

Job ID 
129478
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-FL-Estero
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Division 
WHQ - Estero - Only

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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

 

Knowledge: 

  • 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

Skills: 

  • 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

 

Competencies:

  • 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

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Preferred Requirements

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

 

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