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Director of Global Sourcing

Company: Veev
Location: Hayward
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryVeev is looking for a Director of Global Sourcing to join our family. This newly created Director position will be responsible for strategic management and optimization of global materials sourcing and spend as well as managing a team of sourcing professionals. The Director of Global Sourcing will partner with stakeholders inside the business as well as with suppliers to select preferred suppliers for new products and technologies. In addition, the Director of Global Sourcing will develop cost models, negotiate contracts, and manage a team of Commodity Managers.
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a supplier segmentation and classification system
  • Coordinate and oversee the ongoing development and maintenance of category strategies
  • Responsible for driving the adoption of supplier and commodity strategies into Research and Development technology roadmaps and new product development.
  • Direct and / or Negotiate contracts, negotiation strategies and Purchase Agreements for raw materials and commodities
  • Drive the culture of continued productivity within our supply base and component spend to meet annual cost reduction targets
  • Stay abreast of market trends and utilize relevant indices to optimize purchasing effectiveness
  • Develop cost models, understand cost drivers and make technology recommendations to favorably affect our current and future portfolio of products
  • Be the recognized expert for global commodity market information
  • Development of Supplier scorecards and ranking to assure that Veev is utilizing the industry leaders in cost, service, quality and performance
  • Drive achievement of Environmental and Sustainability goals with the supply base
    Requirements, Knowledge and Experience
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
    • 10+ years total in Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering
    • Bachelor's Degree required, (Master's Degree highly desired), in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering.
    • Capable of managing multiple priorities at once without sacrificing quality of results
    • Solid understanding of procurement best practices and a track record of success with both direct and indirect materials
    • International Procurement Experience
      Advantages
      • Successful candidates will be innovative, active learners, have a genuine want for continuous improvement, and embody the company's core values.
      • Experience and ability to build out new processes
      • Strong sense of urgency
      • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
      • Strong multi-tasking abilities, can meet the various needs from multiple customers
      • Strong communication skills, can communicate across various levels of the organization
        Benefits Eligible for this Position
        • Insurance Benefits for you and your eligible dependents (Health, Dental & Vision)
          • Choose from four (4) different health plan options
          • One medical plan 100% paid by the company for employee coverage only
          • Stock Options in a pre IPO company!
          • Paid flexible vacation time
          • Paid sick time
          • 10 Company Paid Holidays
          • 401(k) Plan
          • Cell Phone Stipend/Company Cell Phone
          • Other Company Benefits
            • Counseling Services - professional online counseling platform at no cost
            • Discount on Veev/Reali products and services for employees, friends, and family
              Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)Veev, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Company is committed to the principle of equal employment and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. Veev, Inc. will not tolerate discrimination or harassment because of any protected status.

Keywords: Veev, Hayward , Director of Global Sourcing, Executive , Hayward, California

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