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Procurement Strategy Manager - Gulf Coast Region

Pelham, AL 35124

Position Summary: \u0026nbsp;The colleague will play an integral role in defining and developing the information that will enable our Regional CTCs and business leaders to optimize purchasing and operational decisions. The PSM will manage the Procurement Data Specialists, responsible for gathering relevant data related to item master catalogs, categorizing these items and applying their skills across various functional areas within Convergint.\u0026nbsp; This colleague will help to develop and lead updates to our Regional CTCs to aid in procurement of solutions for both installation and service. This colleague will enable Regional CTCs to meet growth and service objectives.

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Job Responsibilities:

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1.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Guide product partners in the coordination and collection of pricing and part information to be used in both the ERP item master (D365) and our estimating programs (iQuote).\u0026nbsp;

2.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Effectively onboard, manage and enable the Procurement Data Specialists to meet required metrics for the item master catalog, with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency, to provide critical support to multiple groups of users on the ERP system.

3.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Provide guidance to the Procurement Data Specialist group by creating ease-of-use processes, promoting industry-specific proficiency, training in sourcing strategies, and advancing their skillsets for further success within the company.

4.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Provides support and training to procurement colleagues and those coordinating estimates with respect to the item master information across our entire portfolio of solutions.

5.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Effectively maintains a contact database and schedule for product partners, specific to supporting the item master and Profisee front end.\u0026nbsp; (This will include a repository and sharepoint portal)

6.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Works to ensure Profisee/D365 upload information is categorized, documented and meets associated metrics around production.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;

7.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Works in close collaboration with IT/Data Science to ensure data integrity around the dashboards that will be developed and shared at the CTC, regional and national levels.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;

8.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; When applicable, coordinates pricing and terms with product manufacturers escalating product challenges or issues and acts as a liaison between Convergint and the product partners for registration tracking and rebates.

9.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Works in close collaboration with Strategic Sourcing to develop and review spend analytics amongst product partners and categories in order to ensure optimal value (competitiveness).

10.\u0026nbsp; Assists Regional CTC locations on larger strategic projects and/or customer accounts, including RFP/RFQ response documentation.

11.\u0026nbsp; Projects to include; Data aggregation and national consignment and inventory programs, expanding data feeds to include dynamic lead-times, HTS codes (international trade).

12.\u0026nbsp; Assist Strategic Sourcing on indirect spend initiatives

13.\u0026nbsp; Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

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Job Skills Requirements:\u0026nbsp;

  • Excellent analytical skills necessary to assess and interpret data, describe opportunities, identify problems, and define solutions
  • Strong personal communication skills to support colleague, cross-team, and technology partner interaction.
  • Active participation in internal training projects, industry events, partner reviews, etc.
  • Ability to adapt to schedule changes and re-prioritized responsibilities as needed
  • Ability to respond effectively to changes in situation or information
  • Ability to influence others and build consensus using advanced written and verbal communication, including presentation skills
  • Proficient to facilitate a collaborative working environment for customers and colleagues
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent program and project management skills
  • Shows initiative \u0026ndash; regularly engages in proactive behavior and looks for opportunities
  • Attention to detail
  • Show growth in learning new software tools, including PowerBI
  • Excellent Microsoft Outlook, Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills

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Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor\u0026rsquo;s degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience

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Experience Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of experience in purchasing, project management, operations, or other relevant area
  • Experience in electronic security industry

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Travel Requirements:

Average 10% or less annually

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Certifications \u0026 Licenses:

Industry-specific certifications and/or licenses preferred; must have valid driver\u0026rsquo;s license with a clean driving record.

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Protective Clothing Required:\u0026nbsp;

The position may require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) use such as a face mask / covering, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes or work boots, etc.

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Physical Demands:\u0026nbsp;

While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk or hear; uses hands to type, handle, or touch objects or controls.\u0026nbsp; On occasion, the colleague may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.\u0026nbsp; The colleague may occasionally lift, push, or pull up to 25 pounds.\u0026nbsp; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Work Environment:\u0026nbsp;

The position is primarily office-based with periodic visits to CTC\u0026rsquo;s and/or work sites in the field.\u0026nbsp; The colleague performs regular work-related travel.

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The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

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  • Information Technology
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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