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Senior Director - Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087661
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Feb 29, 2020

Senior Director - Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement

The Senior Director – Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement will provide operational leadership and direct all procurement activities for non-resale (NFR) goods and services in support of enterprise-wide requirements on a global scale

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directs and leads all NFR procurement activities and resources, ensuring all processes and functions are performed efficiently and effectively to produce the best overall value for JCPenney
  • Directs the development of corporate procurement strategies and provides direct departmental leadership toward effective and efficient execution of these strategies
  • Ensures appropriate department financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting to deliver results for the department and the Company
  • Develops and publishes reporting of key metrics and analyses which track results and drive behavior across the organization
  • Drives continuous improvement in quality, efficiency, and cost savings through review of people, process, and technology
  • Directs the development and ensures the execution of standards, controls, policies and procedures, and performance measurements designed to manage and operate effectively the activities of the department
  • Coordinates with internal Company customers/clients to achieve their goals and objectives as effectively and efficiently as possible through the highest level of procurement expertise
  • Develops and directs a dynamic supplier relationship program to balance needs of external partners with the quality and value expected by JCPenney. Stays informed on new trends in the procurement and retail industries for possible application at JCPenney
  • Oversees on-going development and training efforts for all NFR Procurement associates to develop talent and create a strong bench for succession planning

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Minimum 10 – 12 years experience in senior leadership roles, with a track record of results and demonstrated ability to drive change, develop talent, and deliver cost savings
  • Record of accomplishments in leading people, innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, communication, and process improvement
  • Bachelor's degree in business-related field preferred. Master's degree in business and C.P.M (Certified Purchasing Manager) accreditation desirable

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a fitness center, and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Senior Director - Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087661

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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