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Procurement Manager or Senior Manager - IT & Travel

Company: Ecolab
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Ecolab Company has an opening for a Procurement Manager or Senior Manager in our Global Procurement Team located in either St. Paul, MN. If you are a passionate professional that is seeking opportunity, advancement, and a rewarding career we invite you to apply. This is a great opportunity to join a highly recognized global growth company offering competitive compensation and benefits in addition to career growth.This take-charge individual will lead procurement activities within both the Indirect Procurement group for IT (75%) and Travel Categories (25%) and subcategories (including, but not limited to Air, Hotel, Car & TMC (Travel Management Company), IT, Commercial Digital Solutions including Software Platforms, Mobile and Digital Development. The strong performer will be recognized as procurement strategy expert and will collaborate with cross functional teams (including but not limited to global procurement, expense, safety & security, and business function leaders), key global suppliers, and industry experts to understand current travel trends for continual innovation and process improvement. The strong performer can expect further career advancement with Ecolab and will have the opportunity to move into other procurement and supply chain leadership roles within the organization. This is an exciting opportunity to advance your career with a stable growing company!What You Will Do:Identifies, develops, and implements global and regional sourcing strategies to reduce total delivered cost, mitigate headwinds, and improve security of supply. Provides leadership, coaching and feedback on the Total Delivered Cost (RFP, RFI, RFX) sourcing process to build capability and mature practices across a global teamConducts global calls with procurement around the world to communicate global strategy and ensure regional implementation and local execution.Effectively communicates strategies, results, and metrics to senior leadership. Develops contract strategies and effectively negotiates key commercial and supply positions for to the benefit of Ecolab business requirements and goals.Stays abreast of industry trends for assigned categories. Provides guidance and recommendations to business units to support margin and top line growth.Effectively implements strategic supplier strategies and initiatives to achieve maximum value at both a regional and global level.Develops, aligns, and drives strategic projects to improve procurement processes, tools, and efficienciesImplements purchasing infrastructure in conjunction with functions and supply chain to assure availability at required quality & costs levelsLeads, coaches, and develops direct reports or cross functional teams to ensure strong performance and build high performing teamsInterviews, identifies, and recommends strong talent for the organizationMinimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, or related fieldMinimum 7 years of experience in procurement, IT, travel, finance, or supply chainStrong communication skills with experience communicating with executesExperience with structuring and leading complex negotiations with suppliers like: Microsoft, Salesforce, Oracle, SAP, etc.Immigration Sponsorship is not offered for this role Preferred Qualifications: Experience with sourcing large corporate Travel programAdvanced degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or related fieldExperience in Logistics Procurement or Travel OperationsDemonstrated history of leadership, teamwork, and project management skillsDemonstrated competitive drive and strong orientation for results and achievementDemonstrated professionalism and strong presence in interactions with others#li-uscfBenefits Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits. If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at US Federal Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate Due to legal requirements applicable to federal contractors, applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated (i.e., 14 days past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for Jobble

Keywords: Ecolab, St. Paul , Procurement Manager or Senior Manager - IT & Travel, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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