Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for Global Procurement Program Management Senior Leader based in Indianapolis IN.
Global Procurement Program Management Office (PMO) will deliver progressive thought leadership, robust processes/technology tools/policies, training, governance, and services to the procurement teams, business partners and the company at-large. The Global Procurement Program Management Senior Leader will report directly to the Global Procurement Strategy, Enablement and Governance Director. This role requires someone who thrives in a flat, fast-moving organization using lightweight processes, creative ideas and quick iteration to make a significant impact.
This individual will have accountability to continue driving the implementation of procurement strategies and policies. S/he is responsible for procurement governance and risk assessment/mitigation principles and solutions, as well as helping to shape a best-in-class procurement operating model within Corteva.
A qualified candidate should have extensive experiences in Sourcing/Supply Chain and Six Sigma methodology, organizational/business acumen and interpersonal skills; a good track record of supplier/organization risk assessment, project planning & execution including workplan phases and activities, to enable effective communication of timelines, milestones, and goals to all stakeholders.
The role will be heavily involved in:
Delivering Procurement PMO workplans and facilitate regular updates to the senior leadership teams
Prioritizing and supporting the delivery of Procurement value creation projects encompassing cost, agility, sustainability, and business continuity initiatives.
Being able to build compelling business cases to drive transformative value creation opportunities while influencing the organization to move forward on the top ideas
Working closely with procurement teams and facilitate key transformation projects (e.g. risk/governance) and implementation; ensure alignment with key stakeholders (R&D, Supply Chain, Quality, etc.) for value creation.
Subject-matter expertise with regards to Six Sigma optimization approaches; utilizing data analytics and proven methodologies (e.g. Lean/CI, Project Management) to drive efficient value delivery.
Facilitating with the regional teams to ensure the right to operate is established
Bachelors Degree in business, engineering or Supply Chain Management
Minimum 15+ years of experience in a senior buyer/sourcing management role
Strong change management agent and able to build strong relationship at all levels, internally & externally.
Excellent project/program management experiences, with demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering transformation projects on-time, with quality results
Experienced in procurement governance and risk mitigation topics
Experienced in identifying and developing standard methodologies, helping the businesses implement best practices
Advanced skills and experience in Microsoft Office products (especially Excel) and SharePoint.
Strong attention to detail
Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability and track record of leading complex analyses
Familiarity with Lean/Six Sigma methodologies, Black Belt certification and Lean Practitioner preferred