Kimberly-Clark hiring Global Strategic Sourcing Program Manager


Title:  Manager, Strategic Sourcing Programs 

Job #14000299, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Director of Strategic Procurement

Direct reports: two


Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Position Purpose:

– The Manager Strategic Sourcing Programs leads massive data analysis effort in condensed time frames for mega/global/multi-regional sourcing initiatives

– The Manager Strategic Sourcing Programs manages analysts and/or provides coaching and guidance to them by working on mega/global/multi-regional sourcing initiatives together

– The Manager Strategic Sourcing Programs support the effort of building central repository of global category management center of excellence

Customers and Customer Expectations:

– Support global category leaders to execute major sourcing initiatives

– Lead analyst(s) on major sourcing project and provide day-to-day work instructions

– Serve as role model for and demonstrate thought leadership to analysts by applying best practice strategic sourcing process/tactics and excellent data analytical and presentation/communication skills

– Prepare negotiation materials in major supplier negotiations

– Proactively identify or expand major sourcing opportunities by working closely with relevant global category leaders

– Participate in weekly status meetings with other relevant parties

– Support assigned global category teams in developing project plans including deliverables, resources and milestones

– Build analysis excellence and lead by example (i.e. cost modeling and hypothesis driven scenario evaluation)

Interested? You can contact to receive more information on job # 14000299 .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

– Bachelor’s Degree

– MBA is a plus

– 5 – 10 years of experience in procurement or closely related field with multiple business/multiple region exposure

– Consulting experience is a plus

– Proven experience in leading complex/massive data analysis effort and delivering significant and tangible results in global/multiple regional sourcing initiatives within condensed timelines

– Experience and expertise in negotiation strategies/tactics (i.e. supplier negotiation prep sheet

–  Ability of and experience in leading by example and leading by influencing

– Experience in working with multiple virtual teams globally simultaneously

– Project management experience

Principal Accountabilities:

– Lead complex/massive data analysis effort of major global/multi-regional sourcing initiative with accelerated timelines

– Negotiation preparations and follow-ups in major sourcing initiatives

– Lead by example and influence in building Build central repository of Global Category Management Center of Excellence

– Other assignments deemed necessary by the management

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position

Kimberly-Clark 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.




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