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Director, Supply Chain : Retail Development Department: Supply Chain Reports to: Director of Supply ChainLocation: Norwalk Classification: ExemptPosition Type: Full:time Summary This position develops and executes sourcing strategies and RFx as a category expert in support of large:scale sourcing and procurement initiatives for our clients. Essential Functions Develop and execute sourcing strategies as a key part of our solution to deliver on client objectives for retail development (including restaurants); expansion and/or remodelingManage and effectively deliver multiple projects on time and with the appropriate resultsOrganize and analyze client data to understand buying needs and procurement processesProvide insight and subject matter expertise to clients and internal departments spanning the entire client relationship lifecycleLead discovery sessions and review RFx documents and strategy directly with the clientCounsel internal and client stakeholders on specifications improvement and value engineering to drive cost containment and savingsProcess large amounts of client data to compile market baskets and vendor panels for RFxFoster LogicSourceA?s vendor ecosystem by maintaining in:depth knowledge of and relationships with the national vendor marketplace by categoryBuild, manage and execute large:scale and multi:client RFx through our sourcing software Maintain an effective supplier management strategy including a disciplined process to vet, on:board, monitor and audit suppliersNegotiate best pricing and service through the application of LogicSourceA?s sourcing methodologySummarize RFx results for presentation to SMEs or other internal stakeholders, including recommendations on vendors, specification and/or process changes to deliver valueEnsure strategies can be executed in compliance with appropriate policies and procedures Support onsite teams in resolving vendor issues as necessaryRemain abreast of the latest innovations in products and services and continually feed information to those serving our clientsIdentify and share technical best practices across various client engagementsProvide first:rate customer service to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, internal and external Travel This position travels up to 25 of the time. Required Education, Competencies and Experience BachelorA?s degree or equivalent work experience requiredDetail oriented with the keen ability deliver on client expectations, influencing others or escalating as needed to do soProven ability to build relationships and gain credibility in areas beyond defined scope of workStrong public speaking/presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to control a roomAnalytically adept with the ability to interpret complex data for informed decision:making and to assess resultsStrong organizational and project management skillsAdaptable and willing to shift priorities as client needs changeDemonstrated willingness and ability to learnDemonstrated problem solving skillsProficient in MS Office applications including Excel for financial analysisStrong communication skills with the proven ability to interact effectively with vendors, and internal or client stakeholders at all organizational levelsAbility to operate independently in a dynamic environment10+ years cross:functional experience in retail development with emphasis in strategic sourcing, procurement, supplier management, logistics, shipping operations and/or material managementDemonstrated success in indirect procurement or supply chain management roles, developing RFPs and RFIs for indirect materialsFamiliarity with some or all of the following:Construction material for new storesFixtures, lighting, flooring, signage, material handling, and suppliesVisual merchandiseFree standing fixtures, mannequins/body form, hangersSupplies: office, janitorial and restaurantMaterial handlingRepair and Maintenance ServicesExperience with e:sourcing software in a print environment, including SAP AribaExpo


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