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SR MANAGER PROCUREMENT - Atlanta GA 30308 Skip Navigation
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GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
The Senior Manager of Procurement is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to improve the financial performance of the organization and make specific recommendations for both cost out and cost avoidance. This person is responsible for continuous opportunity assessment related to commodities and catagories within their span of control, and will be held accountable for specific goals and objectives in support of the overall departmental metrics. The Senior manager of procurement is responsible for all contractual agreements as well as compliace with purchase to pay and/or accounting control activities. With strategic partnership and alliance this person supports cross functional activities across mutliple organizations such as, Store Operations, IT, Merchandising, Logistics, and Constructions/Maintenance.This person will be responsible for $250mm-$1bb in annual spend.

20% Strategic planning and opportunity assessment for key sourcing categories across entire enterprise. Set the strategic vision and goals and ensure execution of all common procurement strategies including supplier management, contract management, common procurement tools, and reporting.
10% Support the centralized procurement function responsible for consolidated purchasing of goods and services (e.g., fixed/capital assets, leased assets, services, supplies, travel, etc.) that support the entire organization, while continuously identifying and implementing cost saving/containment ideas
15% Lead negotiations for products and services within the assigned catagories ensuring THD's specifications and quality for the best value are met.
5% Partner with process improvement organization to develop the foundation for cost out and cost avoidance metrics.
20% Develops and supports a strategic alliance with business partners. Participates in cross-functional activities focused on solving business issues and enhancing our competitive advantage.
25% Motivate people to give their best efforts by goal setting, coaching and communicating performance expectations, offering reconginition and holding people accountable for results. Accurately assesses the strengths and weaknesses of associates and gives timely and constructive feedback. Participate in the selection and performance evlauation of the staff.
5% Assign projects and montior progress relating to strategic sourcing activities.

Typically reports to COE Leader/Director of Procurement
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. In addition to personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 8 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:
Extensive experience with procurement and capital project management

Preferred Qualifications:
MA/MS/MBA degree in business related field
Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
Experience in process implementation and required internal controls

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong analytical and administrative skills and superb negotiation skills to interface with suppliers and internal management
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Must be a known expert in the category or commodity: Must have excellent knowledge of not only the category, but how it fits into an overall business strategy.
Ability to define vendor strategy at category level, establish vendor relationship guidelines and expecations. Make decision shether to mainatin, exit or source new vendors.
Extensive experience with financial systems that support the procurement function
Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and other colleagues and demonstrate initiative, mature judgment, customer service orientation, and ability to anticipate needs of the organization

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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