• Procurement Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Woodland Hills
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Procurement Manager is responsible for supporting the Director of Procurement in the strategic sourcing, negotiation and procurement of all products and services required by CARD.  These categories include IT/Telecom, Facilities Services, operational supplies, and professional services.  This role will work directly with internal business stakeholders to facilitate RFx, supplier selection, negotiation of agreements, and on-going contract and supplier management to deliver continuous cost savings, increased supplier performance and process improvements to the business.


    • Identify new sources of supply, when required, in support of procurement initiatives
    • Perform category spend analysis leveraging both internal and external supplier data
    • Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
    • Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
    • Evaluate contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies
    • Monitor supplier compliance with contractual agreements
    • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers
    • Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
    • Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
    • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
    • Introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors
    • Develop and manage procurement budgets and forecasts
    • Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and delivery performance
    • Assist in the establishment and implementation of Corporate Procurement policies, procedures and best practices
    • Monitor ongoing compliance with Procurement policies and procedures
    • Participate in continuous improvement of Procurement processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions
    • Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Procurement


    Education and Experience

    • BA/BS degree in business, finance, materials management, operations management, or related field
    • 8+ years progressive experience in procurement, supplier negotiations and supplier management
    • Working knowledge of project management principles and practices
    • Working knowledge of basic supplier contracts and business terms
    • Working knowledge of Workday Procurement preferred, but not required
    • Knowledge of Procurement and supply chain systems; MRP/ERP systems
    • Strong financial and business acumen
    • High competency level in MS Office applications – specifically Excel and Powerpoint

    Key Competencies

    • Upholds the highest level of professionalism, respect, integrity and patience at all times
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Strong work ethic
    • Self-driven and independent thinker but willing to take direction when necessary
    • Strong team player and collaborator with cross-functional business stakeholders
    • Proven success of negotiating with and managing suppliers
    • Planning, organizational, and time management skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to lead cross-functional teams in problem solving and generating solutions


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