Be a part of HP’s successful Global Indirect Procurement (GIP) team and lead the industry in setting new standards.
On a Global Indirect Procurement position, you will be responsible for developing and implementing subcontractor supply base strategies in support of HP’s various services-
based product offerings. Effective supply base management and strategic sourcing of subcontracted services directly impact operating margin, drives cost efficiencies, and mitigates risk through diligent contracting.
You’ll be working as a part of a dynamic global category team with close ties to HP’s services business units and will be expected to achieve targets relating to the value, supplier optimization, and customer satisfaction.
As a Global Indirect Procurement Resale Category Manager you will :
Lead a complex procurement category; including data and industry analysis; communication reports and results back to business partner executives.
As an individual contributor, provide leadership and subject matter expertise for a complex, international, cross-functional team.
Identify complex or emerging contract risk areas. You will be assessing customer agreements and ensuring the flow-down of customer requirements into subcontractor agreements.
Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using custom solutions. Advises executive-level business leaders on all contract risk areas.
Meet with stakeholder business executives to discuss the impact of GIP strategic developments on overall business and to develop forward-
thinking strategies; influences the industry or marketplace for complex categories; engages with market leaders.
Lead complex Supplier selection Activities. Drives supply base optimization.
Partner with suppliers in forward-thinking strategic development and relationship building.
Develop strategies for risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operations improvement. Innovates complex business models, drives associated strategies and influences the marketplace.
Influence a labor category strategy across multiple business units.
Research and analyze industry information and market trends pertaining to global technology labor, law, and emerging geographies.
Act as an "advocate for change" and assist in the management of change issues with stakeholders and suppliers
Develop close relationships within GIP’s Business Partner community, to identify opportunities for needs consolidation and demand management to be incorporated into a GIP’s strategy;
and gain information on standards, roadmaps, marketing direction to ensure alignment
Influence senior management and other key stakeholders to ensure sponsorship of strategies and successful execution of plans
Ensure that established business control standards are applied to all engagements
Manage the on-going execution and delivery of global strategies
Operate in a fast-paced environment chartered with managing a multitude of diverse and complex procurement projects
Consider how present policies, processes, and methods might be affected by future developments and trends
Join us if you have :
Bachelor or master’s degree
10+ years of experience in the procurement function.
Excellent understanding of global procurement processes, industry, and highly complex suppliers.
Demonstrated experience and expertise leading complex commercial negotiations.
Ability to independently draft and negotiate legal contractual documents. Applies cause and effect thinking to identify complex or emerging contract risk areas.
Capable of independently drafting custom contract solutions to obtain acceptable outcomes. Subject matter expertise on known and emerging contracting principles.
Ability to close complex deals in a timely fashion.
Advanced analytical skills.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and supply chain modeling skills. Drives the development and efficiency of procurement tools and applications
Advanced communication skills, including presentation to executive audiences. Strong Program Management Skills, incorporating multiple projects
Advanced ability to develop suppliers strategically.
Proven ability and experience in engaging, influencing and collaborating across multiple functions, business units and regions, including at the senior management levels
Proven ability to convert business requirements into appropriate procurement solutions
Ability to successfully maneuver in complex global and virtual environments
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or other professional certification will be a plus.