Procurement Manager IV

Houston, Texas
25 Nov 2016
03 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.

Essential Responsibilities
  • 10-15 years relevant experience
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills (Statistical Analysis, Spend Analysis using SAP, Trending, Plotting, NPV, Scope Normalization and Cost Modeling)
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills using Microsoft Office Tools including debugging and running Excel Macro's
  • Solid understanding of strategic sourcing processes including but not limited to total cost of ownership principles and category management
  • Strategic sourcing management using Ariba and conventional tools (Excel, E-mail, Phone)
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of industry standard commercial T&Cs and shipping T&Cs

**Please note that the client is not considering applicants with more than 15 years experience for this position**