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Manager - Procurement Systems, Tools & Data Management

Manager - Procurement Systems, Tools & Data Management

  • Location

    Detroit

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    US$110000 - US$130000 per annum + Plus 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits

  • Contact:

    Nick Cooke

  • Contact email:

    Nick.cooke@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J691041_1714743992

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-02

Our Global Automotive client in Detroit is embarking on an unprecedented journey towards procurement excellence, and we are recruiting for a Manager of Systems, Tools & Data Management, you'll play a pivotal role in driving digitalization, fostering transparency, and enhancing efficiency within procurement.

Here's your chance to define and implement globally standardized best practices for supplier management systems, tools, and data management. This is an unparalleled opportunity to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to creating a best-in-class procurement function on a global scale. As our client transitions towards a centralized Category Management team, you'll be instrumental in shaping the future of automotive procurement.

Key Responsibilities:

🔹 Drive cross-group standardization and rollout of cutting-edge supplier management tools & systems.

🔹 Dive deep into understanding business needs across supplier & category management, spanning both direct & indirect procurement.

🔹 Define detailed specifications and IT requirements to ensure seamless implementation of appropriate tools.

🔹 Forge expert networks across our Groups to align on a global systems roadmap and project prioritization.

🔹 Leverage the collective expertise and resources within our client's network to spearhead systems standardization projects.

🔹 Provide robust tools for continuous monitoring and improvement of data quality across our divisions worldwide.

🔹 Ensure timely implementation of solutions to meet customer and legal requirements.

🔹 Serve as the primary liaison for internal and external IT partners, defining priorities and managing escalations.

🔹 Lead cross-group systems implementation projects with finesse and precision.

Requirements:

🔸 Proven expertise in driving digitalization and implementing standardized practices within procurement.

🔸 Strong understanding of supplier management systems, tools, and data management.

🔸 Exceptional leadership skills to navigate cross-group collaboration and drive impactful projects.

🔸 Ability to translate business needs into detailed IT requirements for effective tool implementation.

🔸 Experience in managing relationships with internal and external IT partners.

🔸 Excellent project management abilities to lead complex systems implementation projects successfully.

If you're passionate about revolutionizing procurement in the automotive industry and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we want to hear from you!