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NICE-Systems Limited

 NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), is the worldwide leader of intent-based solutions that capture and analyze interactions and transactions, realize intent, and extract and leverage insights to deliver impact in real time. Driven by cross-channel and multi-sensor analytics, NICE solutions enable organizations to improve business performance, increase operational efficiency, prevent financial crime, ensure compliance, and enhance safety and security. NICE serves over 25,000 organizations in the ent... Read More

Address      NICE Systems Inc. - Security Sector 301 Rt 17 North 10th Floor Rutherford NJ 07070 USA
Website      www.nice.com/
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Purchasing Manager


This key role within the Purchasing global department is responsible for managing the local purchasing team in the USA, within the matrix organizational structure of the Global Procurement team. This covers supervision over the engagments and spend management within the USA and direct management of a team of 4-5 people.
Focus on understanding the business and supporting its needs

    * Implement Global Purchasing policies and procedures within NICE Americas and take an active role within the Global Purchasing unit
    * Supervise over the purchasing activities in the Americas region
    * Manage the purchasing group in the region
    * Process and negotiate requisitions and purchase orders for equipment, services and supplies
    * Initiate and implement cost reduction processes
    * Maintain purchasing reports
    * Lead contractual processes with vendors ; Negotiate best possible pricing structures with vendors;
    * Manage vendors and vendor related activities

In addition the the managerial responsibility above, it is expected that the USA purchasing manager will take an active role in the global procurement responsibilities by leading the global spend category of marketing. This role will include the following responsibilities:

    * Matrix management of buyers dealing with marketing spend category engagements globally.
    * Take full ownership and leadership of sourcing activities and CBA (choose between alternatives) processes within the marketing activities
    * Analyze the SW spend by regions, vendors, Business units etc.
    * Learn the relvant GBU work plans bottom/up and reflect procurement contribution to budget save
    * Define working plans for marketing related purchasing activities globally.
    * Define the risks involved in the category vendors map and define the mitigation plan
    * Overall accountability for new engagements negotiation strategy, plan, and results.
    * Proactively promote price reduction programs and strategies within this spend category.
    * Personal global responsibility for managing or leading of Mega-accounts and RFP’s of marketing engagements
    * Define the software Spend Category global strategy
    * Detailed definition of yearly work plan to support the Global Procurement goals



    * Bachelor Degree (Busines preferable)
    * MBA – an advantage
    * Law degree- an advantage



    * Minimum 7 years of experience in the purchasing field
    * Experience within a global high-tech environment – Must
    * Proven experience in managing strategic, complex purchasing processes and negotiations.
    * Excellent negotiation skills
    * In depth understanding of Business models and financials

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