Director of Strategic Sourcing

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POST DATE 9/11/2019
END DATE 2/15/2020

HH Global Deerfield, IL

HH Global
Deerfield, IL
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Role: Strategic Sourcing Director

HH Global is currently recruiting for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Director with
strong understanding of the print industry and print management space. This role sits on
the core sourcing team for the Americas division and reports into the Vice President,
Strategic Sourcing. You will be responsible for the development of sourcing and
savings strategies within our central strategic sourcing and support team while ensuring
we have a sustainable supply chain to support the business. We are looking for a high
caliber individual with an exemplary track record and experience with print management
solutions. You must have strong procurement and analytical experience and have the
ability to comprehensively diagnose the procurement needs of our clients to build a
vision and road map for strategic sourcing solutions. This role is essential in
strengthening relationships with clients and vendors as well as ensuring solutions are
developed and delivered on time and against operational and financial business targets.
This individual also needs to be a strong leader who can focus on the vision and
strategies of the function, balance daily client support needs with long-term strategy and
successfully combine vision and reality into effective sourcing plans.

Deep expertise in print and print related sourcing
Excellent negotiation skills
Understanding of print outsourcing models
Strong print and print related vendor relationships
Detailed and analytical thinker and a problem solver
Experience in tender pricing, due diligence, vendor analysis and vendor
relationship management
Experience with vast array of print and substrate materials
Positively embraces change, accepts new approaches and maintains own
effectiveness in situations of uncertainty
Takes a flexible approach to work and encourages others to do so
Delivers clear, concise and well-structured written and oral communication to
clients, team members, account leadership and senior management
Works collaboratively with others in pursuit of team goals
Shares information and ideas with others to achieve wider team or organizational
objectives when necessary
Provides timely feedback, guidance, mentoring and training to the sourcing team
as required
Is able to make competent decisions and solve problems based on knowledge
relevant to position
Bachelors degree

Desired Skills and Expertise

Be highly analytical and results focused
8+ years of industry experience and deep understanding of print and the print
8+ years of supply chain leadership and negotiation skills
Be client focused, with a positive can do attitude and good people skills
Have strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, and a flexible,
logical and proactive approach
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills; you will have to present
ideas/analytics with confidence internally, to clients and vendors
Ensure continuity of supply through the development of excellent vendor
Be resilient and able to work to tight deadlines under pressure
Be a creative thinker with problem solving capability
Be a strong team player
Have experience of ISO/ISR audits and audit procedures
Have excellent MS Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Competitive salary, full benefits package, 401(k) and generous PTO.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: HH Global is an equal opportunity employer
and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential duty

Competitive salary, full benefits package, 401(k) and generous PTO.

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