23 days old
2017-10-302017-11-27

Procurement Project Manager

Lexington, MA 02421
  • Job Code
    585041
  • Payrate
    $60 To $65

Primary Role:


This position is responsible for ensuring Procurement meets and or exceeds value capture targets.


This position will work closely with the Procurement Leadership Team as well as senior leadership, building alignment and consensus with stakeholders. The candidate will need to have very strong interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), influencing and problem solving skills as they will interact across all levels of the organization including the most senior and high profiled leaders. They should display a passion for motivating team members and an acute sense of detail and ability to deliver strong results over an extended time period.


Essential Functions:


Value Capture Initiative Delivery



  • Assists Head of Global Procurement in establishing overall value capture initiatives to meet or exceed synergy goals
  • Communicates goals to senior leadership, driving consensus and alignment
  • Functions as the program management office ensuring that quick wins, rapid sourcing events and full sourcing events are conducted and completed according to the value capture plan's timeline
  • Establishes reporting cadence for category teams executing value capture initiatives; conducts review meetings and project deep dives according to schedule
  • Supports category teams in value capture execution, identifying solutions to roadblocks and obstacles


Performance Management



  • Create and manage project tracking system to monitor progress against value capture goals
  • Monitor progress and performance and provide regular performance against goals reporting and updates to Procurement Leadership Team and senior leadership
  • Analyzes variances against the plan and provides analysis with recommended mitigation to Procurement Leadership Team to ensure success against value capture goals


Education Requirements:



  • BA or BS required. Procurement qualification (e.g. CPSM, MCIPS) preferred; MBA is preferred Minimum of 10 plus years' experience in Procurement /Procurement Systems
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in project management in Supply Chain or Procurement
  • Strong project/program management skills
  • Experience with Procurement Systems/IT applications, proficient with Microsoft Excel (advanced functionality) and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Solid knowledge of strategic sourcing process
  • General knowledge of all direct/indirect categories and associated spend

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