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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Facilities

Supply Chain & Procurement
WD30081731256 Requisition #
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What we look for

• Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university is required
• Advanced degree in business, finance, and/or legal is highly desirable
• 8+ years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
• Significant negotiating experience is required
• Operational and/or procurement experience
• Prior contracting experience (negotiation, implementation, management of agreements) is required

• Extensive project management experience and/or PMP certification is preferred
• Operational and/or procurement experience in most if not all of the assigned Indirect Corporate Services Categories is strongly preferred

Leadership and Project Management Skills

• Ability to lead complex procurement events and demonstrated negotiation skills
• Ability to influence others and manage competing internal stakeholder priorities
• Ability to generate alternative solutions for consideration to increase total value to the organization while reducing cost and minimizing risk
• Ability to develop and communicate vision and strategic procurement initiatives, both verbally and in writing, to internal and external stakeholders • Demonstrated project management capabilities to lead multiple and complex projects
• Demonstrated capability to translate strategies into executable implementation plans
• Ability to identify new procurement opportunities
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups of people in a global, matrix organization
• Clear problem solving skills
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Sound prioritization skills to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
• Comfort with ambiguity
• Ability to embrace change in the organization
Supply Market Knowledge and Corporate Services Procurement Knowledge
For most or all of the above-listed categories –
o In-depth knowledge of key industry drivers and dynamics,
o Understanding of categories and category-specific procurement processes/issues/strategies, &
o Understanding of current supplier markets, products, customer demands, and future trends
• In-depth knowledge of variety of procurement implementation approaches (e.g. RFX, e-auction)
• In-depth knowledge of pricing issues, service levels, and supplier contracts
• Strong contract development skills
• Supplier Management and Stakeholder Management Skills
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers/customers, understand supplier/customer organization and operations and identify new opportunities
• Ability to perform sustained supplier performance management and continuous improvement
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated presentation skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization
• Sufficient knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint

Analytical Skills

• Strong financial analytical skills for conducting data analytics, cost modeling, business case development, reporting, and proactive interaction with Corporate Finance functional stakeholders
• Ability to conduct bench-marking or other analysis to track global spend and savings
• Ability to think strategically about key procurement and financial issues and quantify the underlying implications
• Comprehension of company financials and implication on market power
• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

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