The Strategic Procurement Project Manager is a role act as a worldwide leader for the procurement of assigned category for HP and its customers to meet business requirements, maximize value (reduce cost), and mitigate risk.
The category management and procurement operations are mostly allocated in 3 regional hubs :
America in Guadalajara, Mexico
Europe in Bucharest, Romania
Asia in Dalian, China.
The role has unique mastery and recognized authority on relevant subject matter knowledge including necessary business acumen.
Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Successfully operates in the most complex disciplines, in which the company must operate to be successful.
Leads a complex category; including data and industry analysis; reports result to business executives.
Meets with Stakeholder business executives to discuss the impact of supply chain strategy development on overall business and to develop forward-
thinking supply chain strategies; influences the industry or marketplace for complex categories; engages with market leaders.
Develops and utilizes a supply chain, business, and financial modeling tools.
Leads complex Supplier Selection Activities.
Drives supply base optimization for complex categories.
Negotiates and completes contracts with highly complex and critical suppliers.
Responsible for day-to-day operations of the most complex, long-term suppliers.
Partners with suppliers in forward-thinking strategic development and relationship building.
Develops strategies for risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operations improvement.
Innovates complex business models, drives associated strategies and influences the marketplace.
Identifies complex or emerging contract risk areas.
Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using custom solutions.
Advises executive level business leaders on all contract risk areas.
Education and Experience Required :
Master or bachelor’s degree.
10 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.
Knowledge and Skills :
Excellent understanding of global procurement processes, industry, and highly complex suppliers.
Advanced analytical skills.
Advanced business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills.
Drives the development and efficiency of procurement tools and applications.
Advanced communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities.
Strong Program Management Skills, incorporating multiple projects
Mastery in English and Romanian.
Very good communication skills.