The Procurement Manager will be responsible for Enviva corporate procurement categories. This manager will plan, organize, and control all activities related to the procurement function including supplier and contract management; will develop annual procurement plans by working with corporate leaders to identify strategic categories; and will ensure an efficient and effective procurement process which reliably meets stakeholder requirements and drive down cost of corporate operations.
Assist the Director to develop, implement and continuously improve a best-in-class strategic procurement organization and all respective strategic processes as the champion for the corporate area
Ensure execution of all common procurement strategies including strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract management in coordination with other corporate functions
Plan, organize and execute all sourcing activities related to the procurement function and participate in procurement process and systems implementation and continuous improvement
Evaluate spend categories to determine priority, definition, and parameters of commodities
Determine areas for strategic sourcing of equipment, supplies, and services with corporate stakeholders
Create procurement category plans and ensure adequate strategy implementation
Gather and evaluate market information concerning vendor practices and benchmark with others in the industry
Guide structured review of vendor industry, economics, and market conditions
Establish vendor selection criteria; review vendor responses, contracts, bids, proposals, agreements, purchase orders and contract claims
Execute opportunities timely and report value and savings achieved.
Develop vendor performance standards and measurements
Assist organization to adopt decisions regarding sourcing and transactional processes, policies, strategies, and projects
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 8 yeats successful experience in procurement of corporate spending categories.
Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is desirable
Direct hands-on experience in sourcing information technology, telecom, employee benefits, facility/property management, audit/consulting, legal, print, and travel
Demonstrated success in all areas of procurement management including financial modeling and analyses, cross-functional collaboration, business acumen and the ability to drive sourcing and leverage procurement Technology
Demonstrated cross-functional team leadership and change management leadership
Demonstrated ability to gain company-wide support for center-led initiatives
Ability to conduct a high level of qualitative and quantitative research, analysis and synthesis
Best practices knowledge and strong experience with strategic sourcing, procurement, and contracting
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or other professional procurement accreditation highly desirable (or a plus)
This is an individual contributor leader driving adn executing the corporate procurement activities and will be expected to achieve value adn savings targets in the corporate spend area.