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Posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014 10:18 AM


Company Description

NW Recruiters is the premier resource for executive jobs and management talent in the nation. Among recruiting firms, our knowledgeable recruiters consistently deliver the executive jobs and search results that clients and candidates seek. We are committed to identifying fantastic career opportunities in a wide variety of industries and functional specialties.

Job Description

NW Recruiters is seeking a Director of Procurement. This role will be responsible for planning and executing the procurement strategies across the organization as well as the development of supplier relationships, procurement policies and procedures, and the negotiation of existing and new contracts.​

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the procurement function for all locations
  • Develop and implement all purchasing policies and strategies including those for equipment, hardware, software and services in conjunction with department leads and department specific requirements
  • Analyze procurement needs and negotiate supplier contracts to achieve optimum balance of pricing, quality, process and delivery
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal clients as well as external suppliers
  • Willing and able to work independently as both a team leader and individual contributor

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of purchasing concepts, theories and best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiations and contract interpretation
  • Ability to identify and implement cost saving opportunities
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and have excellent follow through
  • Excel, PowerPoint, and ERP Systems experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 10+​ years minimum experience in procurement
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field
  • MBA/​CPM preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred


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• Location: Manhattan

• Post ID: 51718290 newyork
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