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Sr. Director, Exclusive Brand and Global Sourcing - Open to Remote

Company: RPMGlobal
Location: Glenview
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview
We are currently searching for a Sr. Director of Exclusive Brand and Global Sourcing to lead the strategic direction and growth of Envoy Solutions exclusive brands as well as develop global sourcing capabilities that align with our long-term vision. This role will require strong leadership background with proven communication, brand development, global sourcing, procurement, financial, analytical and negotiation skills. Reporting to the SVP of Category for Envoy Solutions, this high profile, high impact position will lead a small team directly and informally influence the greater Category Management and Marketing teams in regards to Exclusive Brand and Global Sourcing. The role will interface with the Category/Product Management team regularly to provide direction and consistency on the brand. Additionally, the role will lead the development and application of global sourcing capabilities cross-functionally across the Category Management teams. Through key initiatives, the role will conduct market analysis, conduct sourcing/RFPs, lead negotiations and strategic sourcing. The role will also be accountable for implementation and tracking of sourcing activities.
In addition to the global sourcing functions, the role will be the primary point of contact for the development of our exclusive brand across all categories. This includes management and expansion on our five-year plan towards strategic growth in exclusive brands as well as leading voice internally with executive leadership team and sales leadership on exclusive brand.
The Sr. Director of Exclusive Brand and Global Sourcing will interface with suppliers, Category Management team, Marketing team, Commercial leadership team, sales leadership, GMs, and executive leadership team. The role will be measured on exclusive brand development and sales/margin performance as well as KPIs relative to cost saving, quality/innovation delivery and timing of deliverables.
Responsibilities Include:
Lead Exclusive Brand across Envoy Solutions

  • Owner of Exclusive Brand strategy and direction across Envoy Solutions including trademark registration, and brand strategy.
  • Centralized communication on all Exclusive Brand within Envoy Solutions including development of five-year plan, leadership update and KPIs on Exclusive Brand sales and margin performance.
  • Liaison and influencer across the Envoy Solutions Category Management team on Exclusive Brand decisions, sourcing and assortment.
  • Curate an assortment across categories of Envoy Solutions products aimed at solutions for stocking (and/or offering) across all DCs.

    Lead Development of Global Sourcing Practice

    • Develop best practices for strategic sourcing including a roadmap with Category Management leadership for short, mid and long-term initiatives.
    • Review current importing partners and consolidate partners with a long-term intent to develop direct importing capabilities.
    • Develop best practice in baseline and RFP development.
    • Build templated approach for sourcing activities and matrix to evaluate supplier submissions.
    • Refine supplier agreement templates & Develop KPI tracking for sourcing activities.

      Lead Strategic Sourcing Key Projects

      • Through assignment in high impact priorities, co-lead the sourcing efforts with the Category Management owner by category or sub-category with intent of delivering a multi-year award with cost savings and strong product positioning.
      • Includes project definition, management and engagement with Category and Sales owners.

        The ideal candidate will have:

        • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and at least 15 years of experience working in private label management, global sourcing, procurement or supply chain management.
        • 10+ years' experience in strategic sourcing and procurement.
        • 5 years' experience in project management.
        • 3 years' experience in business intelligence / reporting.
        • Demonstrated experience in high impact supplier awards.
        • Experience with private brand a plus.
        • Advanced Microsoft applications experience with reporting tool experience.
        • Strong communication skills across all levels of organization.
        • Strong analytical and financial skills.
        • Strong business acumen.
        • Ability to present findings to leadership and implement findings across cross-functional peer groups.

          This position offers a competitive starting salary and comprehensive benefits program.

Keywords: RPMGlobal, Glenview , Sr. Director, Exclusive Brand and Global Sourcing - Open to Remote, Executive , Glenview, Illinois

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