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Manager of Strategic Sourcing

Company: Philz Coffee
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 27, 2018

Job Description:

What you'll be doingThe Manager of Strategic Sourcing will lead and manage sourcing efforts for the company to efficiently and effectively enable stakeholders and functional partners to maximize the value they receive from suppliers to meet their objectives. This will include both direct and indirect sourcing and procurement efforts. Manager will work with the internal stakeholders from initial need identification to final goods or service delivery to meet stakeholder needs. The process starts with idea concept, demand management that then drives supply analysis/strategy, supplier identification, sourcing execution, contract negotiation, delivery planning and monitoring, purchase execution, and then ongoing performance management and improvement of supplier and process.

The Manager will be accountable to establish strong relationships with cross functional groups and individuals to ensure that procurement gets aligned with their particular objectives, and to enlist their support in participating in supply base improvement efforts. The Manager will apply knowledge and expertise to assist in strategy development, tender execution, contract negotiation and supplier performance evaluation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Management of all activities related to sourcing, contracting, transactional purchasing, supplier management, and miscellaneous internal procurement support activities
  • Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
  • Participate and lead where appropriate cross-functional teaming across other business functions and initiatives
  • Budget management for categories under management
  • Collect, manage, analyze and action Supplier benchmarks and scorecards to be used for continuous improvement
  • Assist with the selection and management of procurement systems
  • Collaborate and support Director of Strategic Sourcing in creating a Procurement Center of Excellence to help transform Procurement, and also support broader transformation of the value chain and the enterprise

    What you'll need to succeed

    • Strong leadership skills
    • Team player at all levels to collaborate with stakeholders and functional partners like IT, finance, HR, legal, Marketing, operations, etc.
    • Solid operational management and general business skills and savvy
    • Working knowledge of finance and/or accounting in terms of budgeting, cost management, financial accounting, treasury, risk management, etc.
    • Industry knowledge in terms of broad industry dynamics on the buy-side (and the sell-side), but also the internal knowledge and ---language of the business---
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and even better listening skills that allows the ---voice of the internal customer--- and to understand the company culture and how to best communicate procurement---s value to it
    • Ability to ---sell--- procurement---s value and to run procurement as a services business like any other well-run professional services business
    • In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Experience with sourcing and procurement systems
    • Familiarity with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, as well as understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal risk
    • Strategic mindset and problem-solving skills
    • Change management skills and self-awareness to take varying approaches with a dynamic set of stakeholders
    • Knowledge of enterprise risk management and business continuity planning
    • Analytical mindset, but also creativity to seek, encourage and find non-traditional approaches that have historically ---boxed-in--- procurement
    • Proven ability to prioritize and multitask
    • Works well cross functionally building strong relationships internally and externally


      • At least 10 years strategic sourcing experience
      • Operational management experience
      • Proven track record of delivering large savings and other value
      • Bachelors degree in supply chain management, economics, finance, operations, engineering or related area, Masters degree preferred

        Keywords: Philz Coffee, Rohnert Park, Manager of Strategic Sourcing, Accounting, Auditing, Oakland, California

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