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Vice President, NorAm Supply Management – Service Equipment Supplier

Job category: Purchasing & Distribution

Job ID: 76630


Posted: 25-Mar-2019

Sodexo is currently searching for a Vice President, Supply Management SES (Services Equipment & Supplies categories).  This position will be located in our Gaithersburg, Maryland U.S. Headquarters.

Main purpose:

  • Defines, plans, organizes, manages and leads Sodexo NORAM Supply management function relating to all Services Equipment & Supplies categories to include all Sub-Contracting work as a key profit center for the Company.
  • Leads procurement, category optimization, and sourcing, efforts in these categories for Sodexo and affiliates.
  • Develops and implements the strategy and support tactics for continued improvement of purchased goods, indirect materials and services. Serves as a key and contributing member of the Supply Management leadership team as an innovative, strategically-directed assertive leader capable of creating and achieving supply management objectives in support of the corporate business plan.


  • Work Close with the Facilities Management (FM) Platform on leveraging North America’s volume.
  • Identify and develop realization of synergies within the Sodexo FM Supply Chain via growth strategies, optimizing efficiencies.
  • Lead and manage identification of new category opportunities based upon segment needs and regional priorities
  • Work with the FM platform to endure the right portfolio of products in cleaning chemical and packaging are available and bring innovation to the group.
  • Manage a team from Roth on all sub-contracting opportunities to expand the breadth of contracted coverage.
  • Ensure execution of the Strategic Sourcing process, through the eProcurement tool
  • Lead the Sub-Contracting function to align with our corporate Risk management framework and provide sub-contract support to the units who have these needs.
  • Leverage and play a key role in support of Sodexo’s Global Sourcing group
  • Oversee strategic responsibility for supplier development, negotiations and bid administration
  • Ensure strict compliance with all government requirements are met, while maintaining and improving suppler performance on price, delivery, and quality.
  • Create and Monitor metrics to improve supplier performance
  • Drive for practical solutions to enable the Company to achieve its near-term business objects while helping to effectively define a vision for sourcing to help the business address its systemic supply management issues
  • Support Supplier onboarding for Data and Ordering electronic tools


Bachelor’s Degree with at least 10 years of related experience.



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.