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VP, Global Procurement - Remote

Company: KORE Wireless
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

KORE is a recognized global leader in IoT solutions and management capabilities, and is consistently recognized as the highest-ranked non-carrier in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Machine-to-Machine Services worldwide. KORE creates value for customers in the explosive IoT market, and is the largest independent IoT connectivity management provider today. -This is a unique opportunity to gain experience in the fastest growing technology field. Reporting to the SVP, IoTMS, the VP, Global Procurement is accountable to deliver best practice global procurement operations in alignment with successful partnerships with key internal, cross functional stakeholders to deliver procurement service excellence for KORE. This role is a key engager across all KORE functions on end to end Procure to Pay, delivering efficacy on procurement transactions, including ensuring strategic sourcing, vendor management and contract management results in value added, competitive edge service for KORE. Equally important is your ability to lead your team on global procurement to ensure they are developed to assist you in sustaining the strategic direction you create and implement for Procurement.Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Accountable to attract and retain your team through the HR Life cycle [ recruitment, onboarding, objectives, and success measures to drive performance development and training, career pathing, offboarding].
  • Partner with your key internal stakeholders across KORE on current state to create and implement a future forward global procurement strategic plan and operational objectives, including strategic sourcing, vendor management and contract management efficacy.
  • Procurement KPI's / Scorecards align with internal key stakeholder business plan outcomes
  • Accountable to lead, deliver, and continuously improve on procurement as a value-added, competitive edge service for KORE, including having very sound global knowledge in developing new sourcing alternatives, in alignment with KORE's growth.
  • Partner with key functions to enable and evolve Procure to Pay policies, processes, people, and systems
  • Partner with your leader and the Director, Corporate SOX compliance to ensure SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) reviews and actions, including documentation and further remediation work on processes meet all SOX compliance standards.
  • Effectively integrate the procurement function with new acquisitions, including working with IT on system projects to ensure procurement requirements are effectively implemented.
  • Continuously partner with your key internal stakeholders across KORE to learn more on their business and align on other projects and initiatives to ensure the global procurement function can successfully deliver on KORE's strategic and operational priorities.Skills, Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Bachelors in Business or related field
    • Minimum 10 years progressive experience in Global Procurement, including Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management and Contract Management
    • Minimum 7 years demonstrated leadership experience in diverse environments
    • Demonstrated experience using NetSuite
    • Demonstrated business acumen, change influencer and resilience driven to deliver and effectively support your team in a fast-paced environment
    • Strategic thinking while rolling up your sleeves to drive your team and stakeholders on operational efficacy and continuous improvements
    • Excellent ability to effectively engage with all levels of diverse stakeholders on issues impacting the Procurement function and influencing the Procurement story
    • Strong working knowledge of program/project and change management frameworksWhat we offer for our IoTers:
      • A fun team environment and great culture
      • Benefits Package -Medical, dental and life insurance
      • Referral bonusWe appreciate the interest of all candidates but only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.KORE provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Pre-employment background checks are required."KORE Wireless Group, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. KORE is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at KORE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. KORE will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics."

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