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NCR Commodity Manager in BELGRADE, Serbia

About NCR

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail and hospitality industries. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with 36,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

TITLE: Commodity Manager LOCATION: SerbiaGRADE: 13About NCR CorporationNCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, healthcare, hospitality, entertainment, gaming and public sector organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.POSITION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Responsible for vendor selection and management of the Outsourced Service supply base

  • Conduct thorough Market Scans to identify and assess potential suppliers in EMEA Region

  • Lead negotiation with suppliers end-to-end including pricing discussion, managing drafting of SOW/agreement and service SLA’s with suppliers.

  • Establish a programme of direct negotiation with targeted suppliers

  • Responsible for developing and participating in the writing of the RFI/RFP for all reverseauctions

  • Conduct regular reviews with NCR internal stakeholders to understand structure of business and the supplier needs to fulfil the NCR Services objectives.

  • Track and report all key supplier metrics required by the Global Commodity Directors including cost savings, number of suppliers, spend analysis, supplier performance, contracts, reverse auctions, DPO, etc.

  • Create and drive cost savings initiatives aimed at reducing overall spend with suppliers.

  • Monitor and drive improvements in supplier performance metrics. Manage supplier and vendor relationships, including driving improvements in supplier performance and helping to resolve issues regarding service quality, delivery performance and cost.

  • Handle local issues pragmatically and escalate as necessary

  • Develops preferred supplier partnerships and negotiates services contracts that provide quality service and highly competitive rates. Managing drafting of agreement negotiations with suppliers

  • Measures supplier performance and implements continuous improvement processes

  • Lead collaborative multi-site, cross-functional commodity teams to analyze spend, develop actionable spend management strategies, implement spend management strategies and proactively manage supply base

  • Develop and implement spend management strategies including supplier assessments and rationalization, negotiation for best total cost of ownership, make vs. buy analyses, vendor managed inventories, inventory reduction programs, cycle time improvements, security of supply, supplier diversity, continuous improvement, EDI, and procurement/engineering collaboration

  • Implement a rigorous and disciplined process for managing the supply base including leading periodic business reviews, monitoring and managing supplier performance (quality, cost, delivery, technology, service, and leadership), managing supplier relationships, performing root cause analysis and resolution, developing and monitoring supplier improvement plans, and collaborating with engineering to align technology roadmaps

  • Implement Corporate & Divisional initiatives to meet desired business goals/objectives. Maintains and improves operational quality, cost control and distribution efficiency

  • Monitor and drive improvements in supplier performance metrics. Manage supplier and vendor relationships, including driving improvements in supplier performance and helping to resolve issues regarding service quality, delivery performance and cost

  • Participates in regional strategic planning efforts and cross-functional leadership teams; Manages regional relationships.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline

  • 5+ years related experience including people management experience.

  • Must have proficiency in English. Any other European regional language will be added bonus.

  • Strong forecasting, negotiations, and contract management skills, including a understanding of contractual terms and conditions and risk mitigation

  • Working knowledge of lean six-sigma methodologies

  • Understanding of the legalities of ethical purchasing behaviors and the ability to work with Legal on assuring those aspects

  • Ability to indirectly influence and lead cross-organizational and/or cross-functional teams, including a demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally (e.g., engineering teams) at all organizational levels and/or with outside professionals.

  • Effective time/resource management and project management skills/capabilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint

  • Excellent communications, presentation, analytical, problem-solving/trouble-shooting, and conflict resolution skills

Work Environment:

  • Ability to travel (domestic and international) to support projects (as required); with occasional extended hours during peak work times.

EEO StatementIntegrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, culture and physical ability. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.Statement to Third Party Agencies

To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job.

EEO Statement Integrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

Statement to Third Party Agencies To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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