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Director, Indirect Procurement - Walmart International

Walmart


Location:
BENTONVILLE, AR
Date:
08/24/2017
2017-08-242017-09-22
Job Code:
885913BR
Walmart
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JobId: 885913BR
JobTitle: Director, Indirect Procurement - Walmart International
City: BENTONVILLE
State: AR
Description: Contribute to the development of communications for senior management use by obtaining information from market teams or external sources; preparing final presentations; and reviewing drafts with senior director or vice president. Lead the program management office for International (enterprise-wide) Indirect sourcing activities; establish and track progress towards annual and 3-year targets across all markets and spend areas, includes roll out of key industry best practice metrics (i.e., margin management, cost reduction, cash flow, and quality initiatives). Develop and oversee Enterprise Indirect strategic sourcing pipeline process by reviewing country specific projects to identify where multi-market sourcing opportunities could achieve greater holistic savings; includes establishing a methodology for identifying high value sourcing spend areas where common approach or supply base can be implemented. Identify opportunities, develop business case, and lead special projects that further develops a market’s capability to strategically source or managing Indirect suppliers/spend through the implementation of best practice processes or technologies; plus, monitor project performance using metrics to ensure project outcomes reflect business expectations; and ensure project outcomes align with the capabilities of the regional and market offices. Establish the mechanism(s) to gather and share industry trends, macro-economic impacts to Indirect spend-areas and suppliers, (i.e., disruptive technologies, industry trends, changing legislation and policies, commodity pricing). Lead enterprise-wide strategic sourcing activities including spend/supplier analysis, benchmarking, RFx/Supplier selection, negotiating pricing and contract terms, change management, by building partnerships with key stakeholders across internal and external teams (for example, Merchandising, Store Operations); analyzing and identifying current areas of opportunity and future needs; identifying and understanding existing and future supply leverage points and aligning strategies with regional and market offices. Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent. Cultivate an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.
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