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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Business Procurement Manager in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description SummaryReporting to the Director Procurement – Business Partner, The Business Procurement Manager serves as a key point of contact and interface from procurement for the assigned business, function or region providing strategic procurement leadership to that organization.

Job Description

The Business Procurement Manager engages the appropriate business leaders and stakeholders and is responsible for the execution of the sourcing strategy associated with the assigned portfolio of direct and indirect spend categories. The Business Procurement Manager ensures alignment of procurement goals with assigned business.

The associate in this role works across both Procurement and the assigned businesses, and leverages strong business acumen and analytic capability to integrate sourcing, category and business strategies as well as the procure to pay process. The Business Procurement Manager supports and manages governance processes on direct and indirect spend for the assigned business.

30% - Builds credibility and collaborative business relationships at the business level with the assigned business, function or region ensuring governance across direct and indirect spends. Partners with a wide range of procurement leaders and associates to bring together a comprehensive procurement perspective for the stakeholders. Ensures business needs and key strategies are integrated into leveraged category spend and that there is a clear value proposition for the assigned business to implement sourcing strategies in business, function or region.

50% - Ensures business needs and key strategies are integrated into leveraged category spend and that there is a clear value proposition for the assigned business to implement sourcing strategies. Works with other procurement associates to encourage consensus among various stakeholder groups and achieve objectives. Actively identifies gaps, proposes and implements changes necessary to close gaps, which may be related to supplier, processes or other commercial issues. Effectively uses all change tools to facilitate adoption of change.

10% - Contributes to overall functional strategy and procure to pay process improvements.

10% - Educates internal / external customers on various technical and procurement process issues.

Responsibilities:

This associate has direct accountability for the customer relationship management of a business, function or region, engaged at the appropriate level within the assigned business, region or function.

Business Procurement Manager is responsible for speaking on behalf of the procurement function regarding all relevant categories and functional initiatives. This associate:

Engages the appropriate business leaders and is accountable for the execution of the sourcing strategy associated with the assigned portfolio of direct and indirect spend categories.

Ensures alignment of procurement goals with assigned business.

Ensures that savings and value streams from category strategies get built into Class I and Class II commitments at the business or function level

Plans and manages strategic stakeholder engagements to ensure alignment of activities across the internal and external supply chains.

Business Procurement Manager is accountable for:

Delivery of results against procurement functional goals committed to the assigned business

Overall management of savings and value pipeline through implementation of category strategies for the assigned business to provide a return on spend in excess of five percent returns with commitments for Class I and Class II projects.

Improvement on financial position through cost savings, non-price value opportunities and price movement / inflation management and appropriate standard costs

Alignment of risk mitigation plans associated with supply base and STP process compliance for assigned business

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or combination of education and experience.

Minimum 5 years of work experience

Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Management in either or both Manufacturing and Services environments

Broad business knowledge and acumen

Proficiency in strategic sourcing or category management with a history of successful implementation

Experience with supplier value management, supplier development and continuous improvement

Able to successfully champion change and innovation

Working and influencing within a highly matrixed organization

Skilled at developing partnerships; building and maintaining strong working relationships

A proven track record of developing programs and collaborating with others to reach mutual outcomes

Adept at leading and working in diverse environments

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle

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Work ShiftNA (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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