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Responsible for managing commodities / categories worldwide, including goods and services that support the company and its customers.
Includes setting category strategies; supply base development to meet the company and customer requirements; and supplier contracting and negotiations;
supplier qualification; and establishing quality processes / resolving quality issues. Emphasis is on strategy, supplier development, negotiations, business relationships, quality, cost, assurance of supply and predictability.
Develops the company procurement strategies, policies and tactics required to achieve objectives. Primary objective is to reduce the cost of supply and meet demand requirements, business and quality specifications, and revenue goals.
Adds value to the company through managing performance aspects of major contracts and subcontracts.
Develops and leads planning, design, implementation, communication and delivery of the company's procurement and / or logistics initiatives across a large business group or region(s).
Actively partners with and influences internal and external stakeholders and / or suppliers at the VP and SVP level on a regular basis.
Drives multi-year strategies and initiatives at the regional / global / business group level by exercising some governance oversight in one or more areas (e.
g., key policy decisions, resolution of high impact issues).
Has significant financial responsibility (e.g., budget of $5 million+ USD).
Leads a team of Managers and Senior Individual Contributors for a business function and / or region by setting overall program initiatives, allocating financial and human capital for programs and projects, and ensuring timely and effective delivery of Supply Chain programs.
Responsible for performance management, talent management and succession planning, ensuring that the appropriate tools and processes are in place to support the team.
May be responsible for significant dotted-line employee reporting relationships.
Applies broad and deep subject matter expertise to solve a variety of highly complex business issues.
Leads or advises on organization design.
First level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
Typically 12+ years of experience in a supply chain or related function.
Experienced in managing large teams and / or organizations.
Significant Supply Chain and Operations background preferred, with experience in multiple disciplines (e.g., manufacturing, planning, logistics, etc.).
Superior understanding of supply chain and procurement processes and strategy.
Advanced understanding of market place and industry supply base and standards.
Advanced ability to build forward-thinking partnerships with suppliers.
Advanced leadership skills, particularly in complex, international, and cross functional teams.
Advanced program management and prioritization skills.
Advanced communication skills, catered to a wide variety of audiences; mastery in English and local language.
Excellent business acumen and understanding of risk mitigation approaches and contract language usage.
Advanced financial skills.
Excellent understanding of the company's policies and processes.
Ability to manage complex processes concurrently.
Advanced consulting, influencing and negotiation skills; ability to ensure strategic alignment with multiple parties.
HPE is an equal opportunity employer / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status