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Strategic Sourcing Manager, Restaurants

Company: Nordstrom Inc
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Strategic Sourcing Manager, Restaurants contributes to Nordstrom success by effectively developing and leading sourcing strategies supporting our Restaurant Division, effectively managing suppliers and internal networks to deliver best in class performance and experiences for our customers.Consistently delivers measurable and strategic goals to enable a competitive advantage to bottom-line and top-line company growth, and corporate social responsibility leadership. Manages a global spend of $100 Million plus depending upon market complexity. The Strategic Sourcing Manager is an individual contributor role responsible for the sourcing of Product, Services, Equipment and Supplies for the Nordstrom Restaurant Division.A day in the life...

  • Manage the contract life cycle of all spend categories for the Restaurant Division as assigned.
  • Develop effective multi-year negotiation strategies to enable success.
  • Leads highly complex cross functional teams and collaborates effectively internally and with suppliers.
  • Employ strong knowledge of key industry players, competitors and market dynamics.
  • Develop new effective business and professional relationships with strategic suppliers and industry players.
  • Professionally manage and measure suppliers for continuous performance and improvement.
  • Employ advanced program and project management tools, solutions and techniques.
  • Draft and redline a wide variety of agreements.
  • Effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Independently solve problems and make decisions for primary and strategic execution and tactical issues within the relevant portfolio of projects and or processes.
  • Provide day to day oversight and drive for strong business results.
  • Effectively collaborate with strategic sourcing peers and the restaurant leadership team.You own this if you have...
    • 6+ years procurement analytic, procurement/sourcing manager, planning, supply chain or other relevant experience in the food and beverage industry. Experience in food and beverage category management, strategic sourcing, or procurement. Experience in food and beverage technology software is a plus.
    • Strong knowledge of global market analysis, sourcing category strategy, and supplier relationship management, 'should-cost' models, and multi-year negotiation strategies for large service and product suppliers, supplier continuous improvement programs and Lean Initiatives
    • Knowledge of Total Cost of Ownership methodology (TCO)
    • Distributor/Supplier dynamics & business models
    • Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices a plus
    • Knowledge of business ethics and Ethical Sourcing Requirements
    • Ability to influence at an Executive Level both internally and externally. Ability to lead and influence peer groups both internally and externally
    • Clear and effective written and verbal communication
    • Strong experience with MS Office Suite, Ariba, Coupa and others
    • Ability to structure bids, evaluate bids against a broad set of evaluation criteria and provide recommendations for vendor selection.
    • Vendor risk management experience
    • Knowledge of contracting trends, licensing models, and traditional and emerging contract and vendor performance models in the food and beverage industry; expert negotiation tactics and strategies; proven track record of negotiations that result in cost savings and risk avoidance.The pay range listed below is specific to Colorado, which is provided in compliance with Colorado law. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.
      Colorado Minimum = $85,300/annuallyColorado Maximum = $139,100/annuallyWe've got you covered---Our employees are our most important asset and that's reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
      • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
      • Life Insurance and Disability
      • Merchandise Discount and EAP ResourcesA few more important points...The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It's not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com.Nordstrom Careers Privacy Policy: https://careers.nordstrom.com/#/contact-us/privacy - 2021 Nordstrom, Inc.Current Nordstrom employees: To apply, log into Workday, click the Careers button and then click Find Jobs.

Keywords: Nordstrom Inc, Seattle , Strategic Sourcing Manager, Restaurants, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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