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Director of Procurement

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Job ID:

22496

Location:

Needham, MA 

Job function:

Purchasing
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Posted:

03.08.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Hospitality / Tourism, Tech / Software
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Title:

Director of Procurement

Job Description:

This position oversees all aspects of the procurement process including identifying potential cost savings utilizing TripAdvisor's purchasing power and developing sustainable, scalable procurement policies and procedures.


Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with business partners and organization leaders to identify and implement cost saving strategies and initiatives
  • Identify areas of cost savings through vendor discount programs and utilization of TripAdvisor's purchasing power
  • Lead or assist in the negotiation of critical business contracts
  • Develop and enhance TAMG's procurement processes through automation and system integration
  • Create reporting and dashboards that can be utilized by operational teams when making purchasing decisions
  • Liaise with Accounting department to ensure proper expense coding and recognition for larger procurement initiatives
  • Provide assistance to the Financial Planning & Analysis group regarding purchase forecast information
  • Be a primary point of contact for supplier procurement inquiries
  • Manage new vendor relationships including review and negotiation of contract/SOW terms
  • Train key business personnel on contract negotiating skills and tactics

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of procurement/purchasing experience
  • Mix of corporate and consulting experience preferred
  • Ability to influence and drive change within the organization
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Exceptional organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to complete tasks in efficient and timely manner
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Maintain high regard for confidentiality
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook required

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Flexible and open to change and new information, adapts behavior and work methods accordingly
  • Grasps the essence of new information, recognizes own strengths and weaknesses, pursues self-development, seeks feedback.
  • Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment.
  • Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people
  • Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Identifies and analyzes problems, distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information.
  • Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way
  • Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role
  • Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner
  • Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business

TripAdvisor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

***This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. ***


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Zip Code:

02492

Company Info
TripAdvisor, Inc.
400 First Ave
Needham, MA, United States

Phone:
Web Site: tripadvisor.com

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Company Info


TripAdvisor, Inc.
400 First Ave
Needham, MA, United States
Phone:
Web Site: tripadvisor.com

Director of Procurement

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

22496

Location:

Needham, MA 

Job function:

Purchasing
col-narrow-right   

Posted:

03.08.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Hospitality / Tourism, Tech / Software
col-wide   

Title:

Director of Procurement

Job Description:

This position oversees all aspects of the procurement process including identifying potential cost savings utilizing TripAdvisor's purchasing power and developing sustainable, scalable procurement policies and procedures.


Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with business partners and organization leaders to identify and implement cost saving strategies and initiatives
  • Identify areas of cost savings through vendor discount programs and utilization of TripAdvisor's purchasing power
  • Lead or assist in the negotiation of critical business contracts
  • Develop and enhance TAMG's procurement processes through automation and system integration
  • Create reporting and dashboards that can be utilized by operational teams when making purchasing decisions
  • Liaise with Accounting department to ensure proper expense coding and recognition for larger procurement initiatives
  • Provide assistance to the Financial Planning & Analysis group regarding purchase forecast information
  • Be a primary point of contact for supplier procurement inquiries
  • Manage new vendor relationships including review and negotiation of contract/SOW terms
  • Train key business personnel on contract negotiating skills and tactics

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of procurement/purchasing experience
  • Mix of corporate and consulting experience preferred
  • Ability to influence and drive change within the organization
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Exceptional organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to complete tasks in efficient and timely manner
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Maintain high regard for confidentiality
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook required

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Flexible and open to change and new information, adapts behavior and work methods accordingly
  • Grasps the essence of new information, recognizes own strengths and weaknesses, pursues self-development, seeks feedback.
  • Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment.
  • Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people
  • Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Identifies and analyzes problems, distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information.
  • Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way
  • Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role
  • Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner
  • Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business

TripAdvisor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

***This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. ***


*LI-BK1

Zip Code:

02492
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