Leads enterprise-wide sourcing activities using FedEx sourcing methodology including the development, execution and management of short and long term strategies for complex categories and internal processes/programs with limited supervision. Leads in the project management of sourcing initiatives that have major corporate impact. Leads and guides the staff in complex sourcing programs. Works on multiple complex assignments concurrently. Leads and manages cross functional teams/projects. Develops and mentors less experienced team members using highly developed complex category and category management expertise. Develops negotiating strategy and leads negotiations to successful outcomes of significant corporate impact. Acts with senior level authority with suppliers, business stakeholders, finance and legal.
Job Specific Information
Provide an oversight role for efforts to underpin certainty of supply of jet fuel and vehicle fuel
Organize and prioritize team activities to ensure completion of timely deliverables (supplier risk mitigation analysis, travel budgets, contract routing and execution)
Demonstrate ability to manage supplier relationships, execute strategic sourcing initiatives, and perform fuel category management activities
Drive continuous improvement within assigned commodity area through effective use of QDM tools and processes
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus
Leadership ability to be effective in providing oversight and direction of work
Ability to educate in a team setting and to challenge status quo in a positive manner
Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems at an enterprise level
Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to communicate to any level
Strong decision science and data analysis skills leveraging analytical tools such as Microsoft Excel
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective stakeholder relationships
Strong planning, organization, and project management skills
Advanced level skills with MS Office Suite
Quality Driven Management process and associated tools knowledge
Domicile : Memphis, TN/ Harrison, AR
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Bachelor's Degree/equivalency in supply chain, business, finance, economics, or other quantitative disciplines. Minimum five (5) years’ work experience in sourcing and/or sourcing analysis. A related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirements. Exceptional analytical decision making skills. Superior demonstrated skills with current technology tools/advances. Proven negotiating skills and project management skills. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including presentation skills.
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