Senior Sourcing Manager - Airline

Plantation, Florida, USA Global Business Services 53014 24. November, 2020
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DHL’s Global Business Services (GBS) Procurement group is hiring a Senior Sourcing Manager in Plantation, Florida.  You have more than 8 year’s procurement management experience in the airline, conversion, or aircraft leasing business. In this role, you will develop and implement best regional and global procurement strategies and lead strategic supplier negotiations of major contracts at predominately regional level.

In your career, you are a highly experienced procurement manager who manages within a nominated sub-function and is responsible for short to mid-term (1-3 years) execution of functional strategy and operational direction.The problems you’ve faced are often complex and require extensive investigation and analysis.You’ve been responsible for driving innovation for business within specific category.

Your Key Responsibilities Are To:

  • Provide professional sourcing support for key business initiatives, supply market research / intelligence to support business decisions in investments and budgets and establishment of global or regional frame contracts

  • Specialize in strategic sourcing of goods and services and transportation capacities in order to reduce costs and ensure quality and supply as needed by the business / function in scope, i.e., technical enters (MRO) for Engine Maintenance, APU maintenance, Heavy Components (landing gears, wheels, brakes, T/R, etc.), Base Maintenance.

  • Identify strategic sourcing opportunities and development and management of strategic suppliers

  • Develop new and existing minor suppliers into more strategic partner relationships

  • Integrate Procurement services at global level for the business colleagues (divisions) are in scope

  • Achieve greatest value contribution, benefit realization and efficiency from all procurement activities and ensuring fulfillment of joint goals with internal business partner by meeting their demands in terms of quality, price and service

  • Identify and recommend ´best in class´ suppliers and maintain good relationships with those within the scope

  • Develop and implement long-term category strategies and manage categories with an understanding of external innovation management

  • Deep understanding of the business as well as market and trends of the specific categories

  • Master data/AI enabled negotiation techniques 

  • Develop partnerships with traditional suppliers and startups

  • Communicate and influence senior business leaders outside of own job area to accept practices and approaches

  • Develop strong, trusting relationships with senior business leaders across DPDHL

  • Cooperate with and coordinate 3rd parties e.g. external service providers

  • May lead negotiations

  • New supplier types (e.g. Startups) 

  • Innovation partnership programs (external and internal) 

Your Background Includes:

·Bachelor’s Degree, commercial or technical or flight operational

·At least 8 years in airline or aircraft leasing business

·With management function in Administration, and / or Technical, and / or Flight Operations

·Procurement / contract management skills

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.  The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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    DHL Express (USA), Inc.

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