The Hertz Corporation Senior Director, Sourcing in Estero, Florida
Design and execute sourcing strategies for the Hertz Procurement group. Working collaboratively with business stakeholders develop and execute sourcing strategies that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvements staying current with market trends and best practice.
Design and implement sourcing strategies for Hertz North America in Maintenance and Operations, Professional Services and IT
Leverage strong analytical skills to design and execute TCO sourcing projects including strategy development, benchmarking, supplier negotiation, SOW and SLA development, award recommendation, business case presentation, risk management assessment and contract negotiation
Identify and resolve strategic supplier issues impacting business. Heavy emphasis on problem solving, relating to supply fulfillment
Introduce systems and processes that will improve the sourcing process particularly in complex categories where sourcing solutions must comprehend total cost of ownership
Develop effective communication program with Hertz business leaders keeping them informed of corporate programs and processes ensuring maximum compliance
Partner with procurement operations supporting the utilization of Oracle ERP and P2P processes with the supply base. Focus on reducing the level of P card spend improving compliance.
Perform total cost of ownership evaluations focusing on demand and specification rationalization as well as compliance. Stay current with competitive environment, monitoring and assessing changes that could impact category including, but not limited to supplier M&A activity, legislative change, and technology change.
Manage a professional staff with specific focus on recruitment, mentoring and developing talent
Collaborate where appropriate with Hertz sourcing teams in Europe to drive consistency and share best practice within Hertz.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, MBA preferred
Professional Qualifications CPSM, CIPS, 6Sigma desired
5-10+ years experience in strategic sourcing, including project management and contracting. Proven experience in designing & executing sourcing strategies that consistently deliver measurable bottom line cost savings in mature commodities.
Proven track record in problem solving, challenging the status quo of solutions by designing unique / innovative solutions to address challenging and mature spend categories, either related to limited market options or limited forecasting capability on spend
Sourcing experience with a Fortune 500 company, a leading consultancy, or large service industry company is preferred
Exposure and experience with Oracle ERP and Oracle contracting modules. Good understanding of operational P2P processes
Experience working in a less developed system environment where sourcing solutions require high level of data gathering from suppliers and internal stakeholders
Experience in leading supplier contract negotiations during company acquisition or divestitures activities an advantage
Expert negotiator, solid knowledge of contract language and legislative requirements.
Experienced in operating at C Suite and executive level
People management experience including track record in recruitment, mentoring and developing talent
- Knowledge of sourcing related to professional services category, US labor law
Excellent interpersonal & influencing skills, ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
Strong ability to effectively manage in a matrix organizational structure working with multiple internal clients
Team player with initiative, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude
Results orientated, excellent analytical, process and problem solving skills
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Passion for Customer Service & Stakeholder Success
Agility and Adaptability
Trust and Integrity
Use Insightful judgment
Display Global Perspective
Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.
Job ID 129774
# Positions 1
Location US - FL - Estero