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Sourcing Manager - Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104287
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Aug 14, 2021

Sourcing Manager - Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement

JCPenney Procurement is seeking a Procurement Sourcing Manager to assist the Marketing Department in the strategic sourcing of marketing-related agencies, tools, and services. In this role, you will work closely with Procurement and Marketing leadership to develop and execute sourcing strategies and negotiate contracts to help drive key growth initiatives including creative campaigns, digital and social media content and buys, analytics, and voice of the customer. You will work within Procurement to champion improved processes with lower expense and decreased risk to the business.

Overview:

An advanced-level role that leads strategic sourcing activities for assigned category of spend, with the goal of achieving significant cost reductions, productivity improvements, and maintained or improved product quality and vendor service levels and provides leadership to procurement professionals. Works closely with key internal business stakeholders to develop effective cost reduction strategies and implementation plans. The Sourcing Manager reports to the Senior Sourcing Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draws insights from market and data analysis and provides recommendations and action plans to achieve desired results for sourcing initiatives
  • Leads cross-functional teams to drive identification of sourcing opportunities and requirements, including desired outcome and constraints
  • Recommend appropriate approach for each identified sourcing opportunity, accounting for size, complexity, urgency, risks, savings objectives, and other parameters
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand and prioritize business objectives, requirements, and constraints; navigate across business and functional lines to drive stakeholder alignment toward desired outcomes
  • Create and develop opportunity-specific RFx collateral, including timeline, requirements, targeted engagement model and response templates
  • Lead contract negotiations for favorable terms and conditions, including pricing and risk mitigation
  • Cultivate internal business stakeholder and external vendor relationships
  • Prepare and conduct executive-level communication and presentations

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Successful, multi-year track record of managing projects, business relationships, and staff resources (5-7 years of work experience in procurement, or equivalent)
  • CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification is desirable
  • Specific commodity experience preferred

What you get:

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.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

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

Job Title: Sourcing Manager - Strategic Sourcing & Global Procurement
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104287

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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