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AVP - Direct Sourcing

Сфера деятельности: Operations

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Clark, NJ

Страна: United States

PPD Business Head

Responsible for the Professional Products Division (PPD) Direct Sourcing for North America

Define a vision and strategic stakes for the PPD sourcing business team, in full alignment

  • Connect with the WW Senior Sourcing Leadership team, Heads of Sourcing in the different zones, Suppliers’ Senior Leadership (CEO, Presidents, etc.) to detect strategic and emerging trends.

 

Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to flawlessly to deliver successful product launches and superior sourcing performance.

  • As a member of the Director of Operations Management Committee, the Head of Business will influence the cross-functional team and business; bring sourcing insight in the D.O.’s decision-making.
  • Be the voice of Sourcing and cascade the Business needs to the team.
  • Supplier selection and management - from pre-assessment to implementation
  • Timely managed quoting process, providing most optimal possible costs first time;
  • Ensure proper implementation support, pro-activity addressing potential lead-time and capacity issues;

 

Gather business and market insights/trends and translate those into sourcing actions for top and/or bottom line improvement for the team:

  • Participate in panier and trend sessions with development/marketing, supporting targeted innovation projects
  • Drive gross margin improvement and actively work on benchmark activities.
  • Empower the team to bring solutions and out-of the box ideas.

 

Manage the financial performance of the division

  • Present and defend financial results to Ops Management
  • Accountable for overall Sourcing performance

 

Drive the PPD Sourcing team to:

  • Anticipate, Assess, Support the Business needs.
  • Adopt the total Cost of Ownership (TCO) mindset
  • Be 100% accountable for financial results, including delivering budget and driving purchasing actions to bring savings.

 

Competencies consistently displayed (in addition to the competencies displayed by Directors and AVP)

Strategic vision

  • Embraces complexity and anticipates what is needed
  • Always has the big picture in mind
  • Ability to think 2, 3 or more moves ahead
  • Create a vision for the Sourcing Community, that takes into account the Group’s ambitions and global sourcing directions.
  • Envisioning “what if” games and generating multiple scenarios
  • Creates breakthrough strategies and plans
  • Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose
  • Constantly scans for new ideas, absorbs them and transforms learning into action

Leadership

  • Demonstrates managerial courage
  • Is comfortable in managing diversity, intercultural differences, differences of opinions
  • Engages and empowers teams and colleagues around shared objectives and responsibilities; persuades and gains support
  • Demonstrates a high level of resilience and an ability to bounce back
  • Builds effective teams, creates a climate in which people want to do their best, helps others to succeed, develops talents
  • Inspires others, conveys enthusiasm and a desire to surpass oneself; has a significant presence and impact on others, exudes self confidence
  • Creates strong spirit and feeling of belonging

Ambition

  • Displays a desire to broaden responsibilities
  • Constantly seeks to learn and progress; enjoys and performs well under first time conditions
  • Demonstrates a sense of collective interest, and an ambition for the business and teams
  • Entrepreneur: spurs him/herself on, explore new paths, undertakes projects, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar
  • Shows a drive to excel; looks towards the broadest view of a challenge, sets broad-ranging objectives

 objectives and pursuits, pushes self and others for results, energized by tough challenges

Judgement

  • Has a feel for timing
  • Self aware
  • Adheres to the L’Oréal ethical principles and acts and rewards accordingly
  • Makes the right choices in uncertain and complex situations, navigates ambiguity
  • People smart: makes quick and mostly accurate judgments about people, spots talent quickly
  • Quickly reads situations, grasps the essence and underlying structure of anything, listens to weak signals, identifies and seizes opportunities quickly, looks for the why and how of events
  • Ascertains facts with realism and objectivity, can project consequences and how things are connected

Cooperation

  • Designs working methods and performance criteria that foster collaboration
  • Recognizes and rewards collective achievement
  • Engages and empowers teams and colleagues around shared objectives and responsibilities; persuades and gains support
  • Fosters cooperation and collaboration and knows how to gain from cross-functional interfaces and ecosystems

 

 

 



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