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Procurement Director
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Blair Search | Raleigh, NC
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Job Description


Blair Search has been retained to identify and recruit a Director of Procurement for our client, a well established and highly respected company located in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area. In this leadership role the successful candidate will direct the procurement of non-construction goods and services for the client; assist Procurement team members and colleagues with procurement processes, changes/updates and other procurement related activities; develop and/or update procurement policies and procedures; develop a centralized procurement program that will add value and efficiency to the organization.


  • Direct and supervise the activities of the Procurement team/department providing direction, guidance, workflow and support as necessary related to procurement policy and practice questions, concerns, training, conflicts, problems, etc.;
  • Develop and communicate a procurement business plan; establish, communicate and implement long-term goals for the department in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Develop, communicate and administer procurement team performance and development plans and appraisals;
  • Serve as the primary contact for procurement related questions, training, policy and procedure interpretation and alignment by all departments;
  • Oversee contract development and administration;
  • Develop and implement procurement related training program for the procurement team and organization;
  • Manage current procurement policies, procedures and programs with a focus on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency; meet regularly with respective departments regarding procurement for their understanding and/or recommendations to enhance policies, procedures and develop, communicate and implement new/revised policies, procedures and programs as needed;
  • Develop a centralized procurement program that adds value and efficiency to the organization;
  • Process purchase orders; develops bids and proposals; and reconcile any invoice discrepancies.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain/Materials Management, Logistics or related field of study;
  • 7 to 10 years of progressive responsibility and experience in Purchasing, Inventory Planning, Supplier Management with at least three or more years of supervisory experience;
  • Certification through ISM or UPPCC;
  • Results oriented, metrics driven leader with a root cause, permanent fix approach, continuous improvement approach;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, executive presence, interpersonal and presentation skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively;
  • Expertise in Purchasing, Supplier collaboration, development and complaisance;
  • Sound experience sourcing and procurement with the ability to build a vendor program and manage agreements for key supplier base;
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills with experience utilizing analytical tools;
  • Outstanding capabilities in team building and leadership, strategic thinking, project management and getting things done.
Our client offers excellent stability, competitive compensation and benefits.


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About the Company

Blair Search is an Executive Search firm that focuses on the identification and recruitment of "Best-in-Class" professionals, individual contributors and executives across the spectrum of professions at the Individual Contributor or Manager and Director to the top executive for diverse businesses and industries throughout the United States.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location