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Xerox CareAR Manager II, Purchasing in United States

CareAR Manager II, Purchasing

General information

Country: United States

Department: Materials & Supply Chain

Date: Friday, June 17, 2022

Working time: Full-time

Ref#: 20016942

Job Level: Manager

Job Type: Experienced

Job Field: Materials & Supply Chain

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

Description & Requirements

Job Description & Responsibilities

Commodity Manager

The CareAR Procurement Supplier Manager is responsible and accountable for providing strategic thought leadership in the area of Direct and Indirect Procurement for our Global Procurement organization, business partners, and other key stakeholders.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Strategic sourcing of Direct and Indirect procurement goods and services, including Marketing, Professional Services, Benefits, Print, Paper, Transportation/Logistics, Aftermarket Supplies & Services, Travel, and Fleet.

  • Negotiating, and developing contracts with external suppliers

  • Providing leadership for multiple sourcing projects supporting Xerox’s strategic business requirements

  • Manage the Enterprise Vendor onboarding

  • Responsible for end to end Procurement process and approvals.

  • The delivery of bottom-line financial savings for intermediate to complex/strategic transactions along with terms and conditions that protect the interests of Xerox.

  • Developing partnerships with the relevant technology, business, and legal managers, gathering and development of project requirements, negotiating with suppliers to obtain best in class pricing, contract terms and conditions.

  • Developing and presenting recommendations to senior management based on research of the relevant transaction and suppliers.

  • Defining project goals and objectives, tracking and reporting on project status, proposal development, qualitative and quantitative analyses, preparation of proper supporting documentation for the transaction, and presenting findings and recommendations to management.

  • Identifying ongoing opportunities for continuous improvement across the supply base and remains current with industry trends and market pricing

  • Facilitating regular business reviews to cover systemic issues, improvement initiatives, sourcing process changes, and general relationship topics

  • Perform as subject matter expert on sources of data, metrics, and systems relevant to the organization & commodities supported.

  • Maintains a broad understanding of how the organization sources and manages external partners

  • Collects, extracts, and manipulates relevant data (quantitative and qualitative) to monitor supplier performance against targets

  • Perform analysis, and create ad hoc and standardized reports in support of key programs and initiatives

  • Obtains relevant information for monitoring of process performance and data collection.

  • Contributes to development and management of supplier performance criteria

  • Working cross functionally and globally with varied levels of management to deliver business objectives


Bachelor or Masters Degree (preferred) in Finance, Business, or other related fields.

  • 5 + years of relevant technical, purchasing or business work experience

  • Shows a thorough understanding of standard contracting and negotiating procedures, with demonstrated strength in problem solving and facilitation

  • Displays excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of contact and in a wide variety of situations

  • Is at ease and effective in dealing with professionals and managers in other disciplines, including both internal and external departments or organizations

  • Has excellent listening, verbal, oral presentation and written communications skills

  • Thinks logically and focuses on key issues, demonstrating the ability to make, and take responsibility for, sound and far reaching decisions on major service provision issues

Systems and Procurement Tools

  • Procurement Systems (ERP Purchasing, Netsuite Purchasing)

  • Contract Lifecycle Management

  • Procurement Processing & Reporting tools

  • BI Spend Analytics

  • Productivity Tracking

  • Supplier Pay Terms

  • E-Sourcing

  • Supplier Risk Assessment