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Global Procurement Director

Company: Lever
Location: Detroit
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Dynatrace is seeking a proven and dynamic leader to serve as our Global Procurement Director. This role will develop and launch a centralized procurement function as well as enhance our processes and internal controls. A successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of business process transformation including automation initiatives. As Global Procurement Director, an individual will possess high level of business acumen with a desire to partner with business leadership and assist as they scale their functions to support our growing business.-- Background

  • A leader who is excited about building an organization and developing our procurement function
  • Strong relationship-builder who can engage internally and externally to ensure that business needs are met quickly and efficiently
  • Must love data and be able to develop and formulate data to confirm business needs and support KPIs
  • Demonstrable experience in project management, timeline development and notable achievement
  • Must have exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Must have a good eye for talent in order to build an organization that supports and partners with the business to achieve our strategic goals Job Responsibilities
    • Lead the organization's long-term direct and indirect sourcing strategies and global procurement processes
    • Improve speed and scalability of the supply chain through process automation and utilization of business intelligence and data science tools
    • Develop and drive KPIs to meet business objectives for cost, delivery, service, and quality
    • Document and share best practice methods, processes, policies and ideas across the business functions; drive innovative thinking and process development throughout the organization.
    • Build collaborative relationships with teams across the organization including R&D/Engineering, Sales, Marketing, G&A, etc.
    • Further develop our network of strategic suppliers
    • Implement supplier selection processes and overall supplier performance metrics, using optimized spend analytics.
    • This role will be highly impactful to the business, driving process and procedure changes to create a more effective and efficient supply chain organization
    • Lead strategic projects to drive best practices in sourcing and supplier management
    • Develop supplier risk and status reporting mechanisms for the team Individual Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree with at least 15 years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement, MBA preferred
      • Minimum of five years of experience at a director level position managing a procurement department
      • Experience negotiating SaaS and general service agreements for cloud-based platforms and applications
      • Experience scaling supply chain operations and developing high performing teams within a fast growth, high change technology company
      • Demonstrated leadership abilities with proven ability to build a high performing team
      • Proven track record leading utilizing data and metric driven performance improvements
      • Broad strategic thinker with good problem solving, scenario planning, decision-making, and negotiating skills; ability to analyze technical data in suppliers' proposals
      • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement the complete procurement process, system, and structure for excellence in a fast pace complex environment
      • Use strategic thinking to shape the plan and gain buy-in from the sourcing and procurement organization and other stakeholder functions
      • Enlist strong process and project management skills/ability to manage change
      • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; must be comfortable connecting with and communicating with individuals at all levels of an organization
      • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, including the ability to assess, develop and implement internal controls over the entire procure to pay process.
      • Travel -
      • Location - Detroit, MI Dynatrace provides software intelligence to simplify enterprise cloud complexity and accelerate digital transformation. With AI and complete automation, our all-in-one platform provides answers, not just data, about the performance of applications, the underlying infrastructure and the experience of all users. That's why many of the world's largest enterprises trust Dynatrace to modernize and automate enterprise cloud operations, release better software faster, and deliver unrivaled digital experiences. We offer competitive compensation, company-sponsored premium benefits, medical, dental, vacation/holidays, company matching 401(k) Plan, etc. Dynatrace is an equal opportunity employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We consider all qualified applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact--recruiting@dynatrace.com . Dynatrace participates in E-Verify, participant information in--English--and--Spanish. Right to work information in--English--and--Spanish.--EEO is the Law /EEO is the Law Supplement . Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies:--Dynatrace LLC (Dynatrace) does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Dynatrace employee. Dynatrace will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Dynatrace.

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