Role details

VP Procurement

Baton Rouge   •   USD170,000 - USD185,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Directs and oversees all functions of procurement for the company.
  • Identifies and drives key cost reduction and efficiency initiatives for compan

About Our Client

Our client is an industry leading Home Health Care company. The company wants to change the future of the industry and is looking for innovative people to be a part of their company. They want an experienced VP of Procurement that seeks ways to improve and change the industry and wants the support of their global brand in implementing these ideas.

Job Description

As the VP Procurement, you will be managing a spend level of around $500M and providing leadership and oversight to the Real Estate, Supply Management, Fleet, Asset Management, and Contracting functions. You will contribute to the development of the organization's overall supply and logistics strategy. Establishing purchasing budgets, plans, policies, systems, and procedures that will achieve these strategic objectives.

You will also identify, evaluate, and capitalize on opportunities to reduce purchasing costs by improving the organization's buying patterns and supply channels. You will also evaluate, negotiate, and strategically manage important supplier and vendor relationships to secure terms that are in the organization's best interest.

Essential Functions

  • Directs and oversees all functions of procurement for the company.
  • Develops long term vision and annual objectives for the procurement organization.
  • Identifies and implements best practices with functional areas of the procurement organization.
  • Conducts external bench marking within industry and outside industry on latest best practices and innovation with supply chain management.
  • Maintains senior stakeholder relationships with leadership team to ensure support of procurement initiatives and objectives.
  • Identifies and drives key cost reduction and efficiency initiatives for company.

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in business or health care related field required; Master's Degree preferred.
  • 8+ year's experience in Supply Management, Contracting, or Procurement.
  • 5+ year's management/supervisory experience.
  • Category experience in IT, Medical Supplies, Real Estate, Supply Management, Fleet, Asset Management, and Personnel/Contracting functions.
  • Management of large spend levels.

What's on Offer

On offer is a great base salary of $185,000 + 25% yearly bonus and long term bonuses. This is a newly created position that has growth potential.

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