Atlanta - GA Contract 2 weeks ago

Head of Procurement and Vendor Management

The role is 100% remote work

Job Description

  • Manage overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for the facility.
  • Implement procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money.
  • Perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts.
  • Set policy and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost effective procuring process for the business.
  • Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business.
  • Implement change and develop new processes to better procure goods and services.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain best price and service.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities to achieve financial goals.
  • Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
  • Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
  • Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate.
  • Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes.
  • Teach and educate managers and associates about the procurement process control.

  • Streamline and standardize procurement activities
  • Perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend
  • Prepare strategic procurement plans and support the budgeting process by outlining key procurement activities
  • Met and the procurement culture
  • Ensure the delivery of procurement services
  • Evolving a procurement strategy and business plan
  • Foster professional procurement throughout the company
  • Develop, lead and manage strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives
  • Plan, direct and manage procurement activities
  • Ensuring procurement related processes and systems
  • Develop and implement procurement best practices
  • Develop and implement a procurement strategic plan
  • Implement strategic procurement plans for risk mitigation
  • Ensure that the procurement organizational structure serve as a central contracts and procurement operation
  • Develop, lead and manage strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives/li
  • Develop, lead and manage strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives
  • Lead procurement process initiatives including development and implementation
  • Administer and manage global procurement, spend analysis and contract management programs
  • Direct the capabilities of the procurement processes
  • Establish clear procurement strategies and operational objectives designed to optimize the company’s procurement system
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