Arbonne International, LLC

  • Director of Procurement

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/14/2018 9:37 PM)
    ID
    2018-4030
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Purchasing
  • Overview

    As a Director of Procurement based in Irvine, you will play a critical role leading the strategic sourcing team supporting various, non-technology business functions including but not limited to: Operations, Marketing, Distribution,  HR, Finance, and Office Services. You will work closely with business unit leadership to consult and establish sourcing strategies that support business strategies while delivering measurable business results. Additionally, as a member of the senior management team, you will have broad responsibilities for setting goals and objectives for the department as well as long-term, strategic planning and direct involvement in the performance management process for associates and managers. 

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide consulting and strategic sourcing expertise to business leaders while ensuring alignment with business objectives and strategies
    • Ensure understanding of current business drivers and plans while keeping business leaders apprised of market and supplier issues by providing relevant and timely information and recommendations
    • Align sourcing team with internal stakeholders to develop robust category sourcing plans that deliver measurable business results
    • Proactively engage with business units to establish and manage key partner relationships that optimize overall value for Arbonne
    • Establish plans to expand strategic sourcing services and spend under management across supported business units
    • Set the tone in the department and ensure that the Arbonne’s core values and philosophy are reflected through consistent role modeling
    • Build a high performing team, including performance management and development of future leaders, as well as manage, motivate, coach and inspire manager and associates on the team

    Qualifications

    • 8+ years of experience in leading strategic sourcing organizations
    • FMCG business experience
    • Experience in organizational transformation and capability building
    • Superior negotiation capabilities a must
    • Vendor selection, management and negotiation experience a must
    • Demonstrates ability to influence senior business leaders on strategic business matters
    • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of high complexity, ambiguity and diversity with the ability to apply knowledge to work assignments
    • Demonstrates ability to lead and manage complex projects of significant scope across the organization
    • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives
    • A degree in Supply Chain or Finance and MBA or Professional Sourcing Certification strongly desired

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    About Us

    Founded in Switzerland in 1975, and brought to the U.S. in 1980, Arbonne International creates personal care and wellness products crafted with premium botanical ingredients and innovative scientific discovery. Arbonne’s personal care and nutrition formulas are vegan certified, cruelty-free, formulated without gluten, dermatologist–tested and adhere to a strict Ingredient Policy. Arbonne products are available at arbonne.com or through an extensive network of Arbonne Independent Consultants in 7 countries: U.S., Canada, Australia, Poland, New Zealand, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Arbonne is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California.