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Global Procurement Business Strategist - Operations, Promo & Checks

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Location: Shoreview, Minnesota, United States

Req ID: 202100WD

The Procurement Business Strategist is responsible for developing and managing relationships with business leaders and the Global Procurement team. This role has deep understanding of the products and services of their assigned business areas and the marketplace. The Procurement Business Strategist will provide leadership and influence to the business as he/she/they formulate and oversee procurement activity at the enterprise, multi-business and business unit levels. The Procurement Business Strategist is a senior procurement leader with demonstrated success in all procurement functions such as category management, strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management and cost & price management. This role will be responsible for understanding business goals and the reliance on suppliers to deliver against these goals including translating requirements into opportunities whereby suppliers can provide accelerated, high quality, cost effective and continually improving products & services in support of business and cross-business success leveraging optimal partnering, pricing and service.

Accountabilities:

  • Act as a trusted advisor with key business leaders by providing a forward-thinking strategy, considering internal / external factors, that aligns to Deluxe’s overall business objectives and values
  • Manages the relationship with business leaders to consult and educate while partnering with them on procurement strategies and activities both in a proactive and agile way.
  • Gather business requirements and translate business needs to the Category Management and Supplier Optimization team to ensure we are meeting with the needs of the business.  Serve as support for the work and knock down any barriers when necessary.  Act as point of accountability for procurement success in contributing to business goals.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership by providing the business with progressive and strategic procurement recommendations relying on a strong understanding of market trends, pricing technologies, and cost saving levers.  Orchestrate and ensure success of procurement activities across the business.  Produce measurable and additive results to supplier strategies on behalf of Deluxe and the business.
  • Provide insight into budgeting, forecasting, and supporting the business with AOP responsibilities
  • Coach and oversee Global Procurement functional experts to ensure comprehensive supply solutions in alignment with Deluxe and business expectations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in business, Supply Chain, Purchasing or a related field
  • 5 years of Procurement, Sourcing, Category Management, Operational Vendor Management or Manufacturing Management experience preferably with direct third-party oversight responsibilities.
  • Experience working with Executive Leaders and Sr Leadership

PreferredQualifications:

  • Master’s in business, Supply Chain, Purchasing or a related field
  • 10 years of Procurement, Sourcing, Category Management, Operational Vendor Management or Manufacturing Management experience preferably with direct third-party oversight responsibilities.
  • Business Acumen: A keen awareness and ability to navigate and manage business relationships.  Expertise in cross-functional partnership with the ability to proactively drive solutions with other business leaders and executives to leverage best in class solutions
  • Category Management: Expertise in creating and managing complex category strategies leveraging enterprise opportunities within the business. 
  • Cost & Price Management: Extensive experience managing and understanding market pricing and cost structures
  • Financial Analysis: Extensive experience analyzing financial data, benchmarking metrics, and supply data to develop and execute on supply chain strategies both for Procurement and the business.
  • Legal & Contractual: Expertise in understanding, overseeing and managing complex supplier contract terms and conditions, SLA’s and nonconformity
  • Negotiation: Expert in negotiations with strong planning and execution with both suppliers and business leaders
  • Project Management: Extensive experience managing executive level projects and programs with key stakeholders
  • Sourcing: Expert in best-in-class Sourcing solutions with deep understanding and experience sourcing the best quality at the best price.

Deluxe Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, sex, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or presentation, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status or any other status protected by state or federal law.

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Department: Strategic Sourcing
Time Type: Full time
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