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Director of Procurement

Company: HCI Inc
Location: Riverside
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Procurement The Director of Procurement reviews vendor quality and maintains price controls and inventory flows to identify and implement efficient purchasing programs. Develops and directs objectives, policies, and processes regarding all purchasing functions. Being a Director of Procurement typically reports to top management. Bachelor's degree preferred. Creates functional strategies, and specific objectives and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Director of Procurement typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. What We're Looking For:

  • Experience developing and leading high-performing teams;
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment;
  • APICS or Supply Chain Certification is preferred;
  • Experience with technology sourcing preferred;
  • Experience with State procurement policy and procedures;
  • Strategic Thinker: Thought Leader;
  • Enthusiasm for engaging with diverse environments and cultures, relationship building, and international travel;
  • Creative Thinker: Values innovation. Effectively blends creative competence with excellence;
  • Experience in high education
  • Drives Organizational Capability
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, supply chain or related field or Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance or related field; Prefered, not required
  • Strong Business Results Orientation: Ability to align Procurement agenda with broader business parameters. Excellent business intuition;
  • Working knowledge of ERP applications;
  • Strong interpersonal skills.What You'll Do:
    • Discover and partner with reliable vendors, suppliers; subcontractors
    • Negotiate terms and manage a portfolio of subcontractors to provide various services
    • Research and anticipate shifts in negotiating power of suppliers;
    • Develop effective negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals;
    • Assess staff competencies; develop and retain high performing staff;
    • Act as a leader for the finance organization in Nashville as Eventbrite hires other functions in that location
    • Development of KPIs for strategic sourcing with cyclical delivery which drives continuous improvement;
    • Take ownership of training program to empower internal customer base;
    • Managing and cultivating new and existing relationships with a large portfolio of supply vendors, and international manufacturers;
    • Recruit and nurture additional purchasing talent;
    • Manage workflow from initiation to completion;
    • Formulate, manage, and execute cost savings and innovation proposals;
    • Develop and implement forward-thinking procurement strategies to both optimize spending and minimize risk and generate savings;
    • Creation of an effective preferred supplier program and installation of organizational discipline on onboarding new vendors;
    • Integrate the procurement functions for acquired companies and rapidly leverage the added volume;
    • Set policy and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost-effective purchasing processes for the businessHCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination, harassment or retaliation. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge is based on job requirement, individual qualifications, merit, and business needs. HCI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability (includes physical or mental), citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, civil union or domestic partnership status, military or veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer HCI Human Resources ("HCI HR") provides HR services to the HCI units within the U.S.A. As such, HCI HR is the sole authorized representative of HCI to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) HCI Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized HCI HR repr0esentative. Absent the properly executed documents, HCI HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of HCI business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of HCI HR. APPLY TODAY! PI176172085

Keywords: HCI Inc, Riverside , Director of Procurement, Executive , Riverside, California

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