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Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Procurement

Ref #:

201702577
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Description

Kronos’ procurement leadership is seeking a manager who can join the team and principally manage our indirect spend. In total, this role will be involved in all phases of the procurement process to include Spend Analysis, Request for Proposal, Negotiations, Contract Management, and Supplier Performance. The total cost associated with this position is approximately $30 - $50 million, and forms an important part of Kronos’ overall business. This role will be expected to deliver savings by working in a cross-functional team environment. Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, and/or divisions by providing subject matter expertise for key commodities and challenging spend behavior to ensure strategic sourcing process and decision making are firmly embedded in each function.

Qualifications

Qualifications - English:• Bachelors’ Degree. MBA preferred.
• Experience 5-7 years of procurement experience within some of the following categories : Professional Fees, HR& Benefits, Business Insurance, Financial Services, Marketing Services, Computer Hardware (Servers, Storage, and Laptops), Software Licensing & Maintenance, and Telecommunications (Data, Wireless, and Land Lines).
• Proven contract negotiation skills and experience of project/program management.
• Strong interpersonal communications and the ability to work independently.
• Ability to work well within a dynamic, ever changing environment.
• Problem solving ability, detail oriented ability to manage multiple tasks.
• You will have proactive approach to stakeholder management with the ability to influence at all levels within an organization.

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Corporate overview

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Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.