Global Category Manager - HR Services (Hire To Retire)

Dupont De Nemours Inc. Wilmington , DE 19801

Posted 2 weeks ago

Global Category Manager/Executive Buyer - HR Services (Hire to Retire)

Description Summary

Sourcing professional experienced in developing and executing global category strategies and preparing, negotiating, managing and coordinating agreements for HR Services categories: Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Relocation, Global Rewards (H&W Benefits), HRIS & Analytics, Outplacement etc.. Mentors and leads team of Subcategory Managers, and/or Category Buyers in the HR Services Tower. Leads the collaboration with business and functional leaders in the establishment and execution of procurement & value creation strategies. Leads supplier relationship management initiatives. Identifies and drives continuous improvement and TCO opportunities across tower. Oversees contract implementation and supplier performance/interaction; involved with resolving operational issues

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Utilizing category management levers and practices to develop and implement global category strategies for HR Services (spend = ~$400M)

  • Demonstrate leadership in client engagement and partnerships with internal stakeholder communities to understand requirements and collaborate on solutions.

  • Lead supplier relationship management initiatives to drive delivery of best in class performance and innovative products and services.

  • Team lead for HR Services Global Category Team

  • Drive the use of traditional and advanced category strategies and sourcing tools to optimize the procurement process and add value.

  • Negotiate and deliver cost savings to meet business & functional requirements and procurement organization objectives.

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DuPont is an e-Verify Employer

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Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

  • Extensive experience with and knowledge of categories

  • Strong knowledge of sourcing best practices, policies and legal contracting

  • Strategic thinking capability and extensive negotiations experience

  • Strong influence and communications skills

  • Strong leadership and team building skills

  • High ethical standards

Education/Experience

  • BA / BS degree with preferred focus on Procurement, and/or equivalent work experience

  • 10-15 years demonstrated procurement experience required

  • Knowledge of HR Services categories required: Talent Acquisition, Relocation, Talent Management, Global Rewards (H&W Benefits), HRIS & Analytics, Outplacement etc.

  • Experience in negotiating agreements/contracts with strong comprehension of legal and commercial terms and conditions

  • Experience in working with intellectual property & privacy concepts and contractual language

  • Previous leadership and/or management experienced preferred

  • Strong bias for decision-making rooted in data and analytics

  • Project management experience or Six Sigma Black Belt certification (or certification must be obtained within the first 12-24 months)

  • CPSM certification preferred

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