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Director, Enterprise Strategic Sourcing Information Technology (Onsite - Hybrid)

Company: Lowe's
Location: Mooresville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:The principle purpose of the Director Enterprise Strategic Sourcing is to lead a team of strategic sourcing professionals to accomplish the goals of both the organization and the business units the team supports. They should position the team for success by moving upstream to align resources with enough time to leverage competitive sourcing practices. Other key components of the role include developing their teams for success, building relationships throughout the company, and supporting key initiatives for the organization.Key Responsibilities Lead a team of strategic sourcing professionals with the goals of increasing spend penetration,delivering savings, and managing risk for the organization. Provide team leadership utilizing a servant model to eliminate roadblocks, provide guidance andcoaching, while developing associates for future roles in enterprise strategic sourcing. Build a team culture that embraces collaboration, continuous improvement, and feedback deliveredin an honest and timely fashion. Build deep relationships with customers and support partners across the organization based onaligning to strategic goals for their teams and the organization to drive more spend undermanagement. Responsible for all category activities from category strategy development, execution of sourcingprojects, negotiations, contracting, and supplier performance management providing autonomy toteam members based on skill and performance. Hold team accountable for delivering projects in a timely fashion. Ensure compliance to policies and procedures for the organization and enterprise strategic sourcing. Drive continuous improvement in department best methods, templates, and processes with thegoal of helping to develop team efficiency. Lead large category and department initiatives that impact the larger group in both sourcingprojects and process improvement. Drive the creation of long range sourcing plans for the team with the view of inserting the ESS teamearly into the process for known projects and contracts. Remain current on supply market trends, supplier economics and best practice sourcing. Attract, hire, develop, and retain talent in the organization. Interact with key leadership up to EVP in both written and verbal communication demonstratingability to influence decision making. Works to leverage global ESS team to improve efficiency with tactical projects, utilize globalresources to improve sourcing project execution, and works to include global spend into projectswhere applicable.Required QualificationsBachelors degree in business, engineering, or science plus 10 years of experience4 additional years of experience in lieu of a Bachelors degree3 Years of Project management experience6 Years Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Finance or similar work with an emphasis on sourcing, negotiations, and contractingProficient with MS Office SuiteExperience with E-Sourcing ToolsProject Management experienceCross functional team leadership experienceExperience building RFP, SOW, and ContractingDirect Negotiations experienceVendor Management experiencePreferred QualificationsMaster's Degree - MBA, JD, MS, METeam leadership experienceAbout LowesLowes Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company serving approximately 19 million customer transactions a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2021 sales of over $96 billion, Lowes and its related businesses operate or service nearly 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowes supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit StatementLowes is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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