AVP, Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mgt

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

 

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

 

Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.

 

Pay Range: $111,500 - $241,500 

 

Bonus Potential:  20% 

 

Requisition #: 67537

 

 

The Role at a Glance

 

We are excited to bring on an AVP, Strategic Sourcing to join our Procurement Team in a remote environment.

 

Background details:

 

This position will provide leadership and direction for the development and implementation of comprehensive Procurement sourcing strategies, supplier management and other initiatives supporting Marketing and Distribution categories, fully aligned and in collaboration with LFG’s business partners and requirements.

What you’ll be doing

 

  • Lead cross-functional teams in the development and implementation of strategic sourcing strategies for Marketing and Distribution categories while ensuring sourcing strategies align with and support accomplishment of business objectives.
  • Lead the development and delivery of the Marketing and Distribution categories savings delivery plan including establishment of sustainable, ongoing savings targets delivered via robust application of the strategic sourcing process
  • Build and continuously improve relationships with key suppliers and work with internal stakeholders and other parties around establishment of an effective, fit for purpose supplier relationship management program
  • Lead the negotiation of tactical and strategic supplier agreements and work collaboratively with LFG Legal counsel to strengthen and streamline processes and ways of working for contract review and approval
  • Directs and provides leadership and guidance to sourcing managers in development and achievement of goals and objectives while working to constantly strengthen organizational capability and ensures top talent is hired and retained
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions

What we’re looking for

 

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field plus minimum of ten (10) years’ strategic sourcing experience, to include demonstrated track record in driving supplier rationalization and cost-out programs in a cross functional environment
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ strategic sourcing experience dedicated to Marketing and Distribution categories, with proven, demonstrated capability in influencing and driving sourcing initiatives and impactful change programs with associated benefit delivery
  • 5+ years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience

 

 

Nice-to-haves:

  • Masters of Business Administration or Advanced Degree highly desirable.
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) desirable

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

 

What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

 

Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.

 

Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
•    Prior work or industry experience.
•    Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
•    Unique skills

 

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

 

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com

 

Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview.  Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at fraudhotline@lfg.com if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

 

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

 

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

 

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

 

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