Procurement Manager IV

Houston, Texas
25 Nov 2016
08 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Our client is looking for someone who leads the development and execution of critical sourcing initiatives, adding value though their breadth of experience, expertise, and established networks. Develops and executes sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector and commodity strategies. The role includes understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes, engaging internal customers and building support for the initiatives, understanding options and risks associated with supply chain activities, building supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance, negotiating commercial terms to deliver best value solutions, and measuring / reporting the value delivered. Provide coaching and guidance on PSCM practice and procedures to other PSCM and non-PSCM staff.

Key Responsibilities
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Working with the relevant market sector and commodity managers to implement sourcing processes to ensure delivery of business plans and market sector/commodity strategies
  • Developing sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector / commodity strategies and specific business objectives
  • Understanding business requirements for third party goods and services
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of relevant supply market places
  • Engaging the business and provide guidance on PSCM process and risk management
  • Managing supplier relationships, engagement and involvement
  • Leading the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution
  • Providing on-going contract cost management and risk assessment
  • Championing and supporting the deployment of the appropriate purchase to pay solution
  • Ensuring the PSCM common processes are implemented, used and continually improved
  • Coaching less experienced PSCM staff

Participating in company networks, sharing information, best practices and lessons learned