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Point of Sale Director-Vernon Hills, IL

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Point of Sale Director-Vernon Hills, IL

Responsible for the development of sourcing and savings strategies for POS within our central strategic sourcing and support team.

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The Role: Strategic Sourcing Director, Point of Sale (POS) - Central Team

HH Global is currently recruiting for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Director, POS expert with strong understanding of our industry. You will be responsible for the development of sourcing and savings strategies for POS within our central strategic sourcing and support team in Vernon Hill, IL 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 with experience of print management solutions and excellent technical knowledge within the POS product range. You must have strong procurement and analytical experience and have the ability to comprehensively diagnose procurement needs, build a vision and road map for strategic sourcing development and design capabilities. This role is essential in strengthening relationships with the 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.

Requirements:

  • Deep expertise in sourcing and/or working with Point of Sale materials
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Understanding of print outsourcing models
  • Strong vendor relationships
  • Detailed and analytical thinker and a problem solver
  • Experience in tender pricing, due diligence, supplier analysis and supplier relationship management
  • Able to create clear and structured meeting reports and articulate to a senior audience
  • 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 help individuals and the team to reach their goals
  • Is able to make competent decisions and solve problems based on knowledge relevant to position
  • Bachelor's degree

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • Be highly analytical and results focused
  • Be client focused, with a positive “can do” attitude and good people skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Have strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, and a flexible, logical and proactive approach
  • Have first class verbal and written communication skills; you will have to present ideas/analytics with confidence internally and to clients
  • Anticipate key supplier problems that could affect supply
  • Ensure continuity of supply through the development of excellent supplier partnerships ensuring full awareness of Business Continuity plans
  • 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.

Job Type: Full-time

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