Your future, so sodexo

Senior Director, Supply Management - Indirect Spend

Job category: Purchasing & Distribution

Job ID: 75151


Posted: 24-Sep-2018

Sodexo is seeking Senior Director, Supply Management - Indirect Spend. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Supply Management North America. In this position you will be responsible for development of the Supply Strategy for All indirect spend, which includes Travel Management (airlines, Hotel, car rental, credit card, etc.), Fleet Management, temp labor, support transversal departments on sourcing new systems or services, internal systems and all other areas where we have indirect spend. You must demonstrate expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Develops strategies and objectives to support segment & entegra goals. Approves policies and procedures developed within various sub-functions. Provides supervision and leadership to a team of Supply Management, Senior Managers and Managers within a broader departmental function for all North America. Ensures the use of Strategic Sourcing and Category Plans to exceed the departmental objectives and drive category expansion. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the department and advances budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed business portfolio and strong knowledge of the overall departmental function. Works with team members to ensures that the Company is purchasing the product at the most competitive price, while considering the quality level required by the business line and that overall Company profitability is maximized. Serves as the leadership point of negotiations with regional vendors and supports the requirements of the various segments in product specification, quality level, continuity of supply and optimization of purchasing leverage. Determines purchasing strategy in conjunction Senior Leadership to be employed on a given product line or commodity. Supports the needs of the operating segments with regards to product specification requirements, marketing support, and culinary support.

This position will be home office in Gaithersburg, Maryland or Buffalo, New York. #LI


Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 10 years

Basic Functional Experience - 10 years 


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.