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Manager, Indirect Procurement in St Leonards at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

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    St Leonards
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Job Description

Stryker - One of Australia's Best Places to Work since 2014!

At Stryker we change and save people's lives through teamwork, dedication and innovative technology. We are looking for exceptional people who truly want to make a difference…. because at Stryker we do!!

The Role:

As the Procurement Manager you will be leading indirect procurement activities for Stryker South Pacific (SSP) driving and optimizing performance to enable margin expansion for the market.

Who We Want:

  • Accuracy-oriented team leaders. Providing direct oversight of processes and results, managers who ensure accurate and timely completion of projections, forecasts or reporting.
  • Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
  • Insightful advisors. Managers who lead strategy development and provide guidance to teams

What You Will Do:

As the Procurement Manager, you will:

  • Represent Stryker South Pacific (SSP) at the Indirect Procurement team level, coordinating with SSP/APAC finance to provide project status updates, including cost savings performance/projections.
  • Develop and implement sourcing processes and tools in conjunction with the Indirect Procurement to standardize, streamline and digitize the Source to Pay process.
  • Partner with Finance leaders to develop/provide reporting and awareness on Indirect Spend metrics (such as Indirect Spend % to Sales metrics), as well as category spending reports to help improve decision making and better manage demand (e.g. business travel/meeting reports)
  • Collaborate with the SSP Leadership team to drive strategy and policies that optimize indirect supplier spend/performance.

What You Will Need:

  • Excellent communication skills to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to lead a team to both develop and drive strategy to optimize results 
  • Strong understanding of procurement/strategic commodity management 
  • 3+ years of experience in managing, leading, and developing sourcing/ procurement teams
  • Bachelor’s degree (Supply Chain Mgt, Engineering, Finance or equivalent)

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Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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