The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Indirect Procurement, IT in New York, New York
Manager, Indirect Procurement, IT
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Supply Chain
This new position will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of global procurement and sourcing strategies to support our GIS (IT) department and executing global programs to leverage the sizable GIS IT spend. The candidate will work closely with the business.
Procurement of large dollar ($500k-$5MM) IT contracts for software, hardware, telecom and consulting/outsourcing services
Negotiate strong contracts to optimize cost, reduce risk and enhance the company's agility both globally and locally.
Find and execute cost savings opportunities by working with business unit leaders, finance and IT managers to explore the spend data from their business units and any savings or transformation targets that they may have.
Manage end-to-end procurement activities
Promote the competitive sourcing process, initiate RFQ's to Suppliers, Evaluate Supplier cost proposals and recommend business awards
Adhere to corporate standards of reporting for cost savings and avoidance.
Meet regularly with Global business leads and global procurement teams to identify Global (Enterprise) licensing opportunities
Remain current on new technologies, suppliers, licensing and financial concepts
Experience creating high quality recommendations and presentations based on robust analysis
Ability to identify and execute cost-saving and process improvement opportunities
Advanced skills to conduct mathematical and other quantitative analyses
Excellent data management/analysis skills
Ability to adapt and understand different cultures and impact on business requirements on different geographies and stakeholder groups.
6 years of experience
20% Travel Time
CPP preferred not required
Global procurement experience negotiating and contracting with major IT suppliers. High level of verbal and written communication skills, ability to conduct presentations to large audiences.
Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Number: 165162