Función del empleo: Transversal Operations

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Clark, NJ

País: United States

Retail & Promo Sourcing – Director

As the Director Retail & Promo Sourcing, you will be responsible for developing sourcing strategy for categories within Retail and Promo domain, in line with the US and Global priorities. You will manage and implement sourcing strategies across L’Oréal US in close partnership with stakeholders, finance, IT, and other cross-divisional teams.

You will be responsible for strategic sourcing, trend analysis, stakeholder management, supplier management, continuous cost and performance improvement, L’Oréal for the Future targets, and innovation. You will report directly into the AVP Sourcing.

Your responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, be recognized as value partner, and influence business decisions
  • In partnership with stakeholders and local sourcing teams, define category priorities and strategy
  • Translate and prioritize global category strategy for local needs. Proactive exchange with global sourcing teams to help influence global initiatives
  • Lead broad range of commercial and contracts negotiations working closely with legal, and business
  • Develop deep understanding of the categories under management, and macro market factors, while identifying new potential innovative partners to support different initiatives
  • Manage/consolidate category spend analytics and financial reporting
  • Identify and bring forward new and innovative cost optimization projects to the stakeholders that can help enhance overall value
  • Build and manage strategic supplier relationships – manages scorecard, BRM, Risk evaluation


Your Experience / Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • 5-10 years’ experience strategic sourcing and category management
  • 5+ years’ experience within Marketing or Retail domains (preferred)

Your Skills:

  • Excellent leadership and people-development skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability lead cross functional teams and influence decision
  • Strong Change management, project management, negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Autonomous with high level of drive and energy
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills





1. First

2. Skilled

3. Advanced

4. Master

Need Analysis and demand management





Market Knowledge





Cost Analysis & Management





Category Management





Supplier Relationship Management





Project Management: Reformulation, W2W, Full buy, innovation, R2P, Indirects…





Supplier Negotiation





Contract Management





Risk Management





Performance Management (PPV, Budget)





Network Animation





Stakeholder Management





Purchasing Process





Tools (SAP, Optis, CPP, Scorecard ….)





Financial process





Data Management






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