Director/Senior Director - Business Services Supply Chain Management

Location NORTH CAROLINA, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Procurement
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AXA US's Supply Chain Management team partners, as Trusted Advisors and Business Facilitators, for the enterprise to provide world class Supply Chain Management strategies and expertise, to manage risk and maximize the total value returned from a diverse set of suppliers.

In addition, providing guidance and governance related to the management of third party suppliers. This team is at the forefront of major company initiatives with primary responsibility for negotiations, risk assessment, contracting and ongoing supplier management of the organization’s third party supplier contracts. Through the use of contemporary technology platforms, the Supply Chain Management team partners with suppliers in a manner that manages risk while providing the best value for the negotiated price.  We collaborate with our other AXA entities to leverage global spend and leading practices.  

The Director/Senior Director for Supply Chain Management works closely with and reports to the CPO and partners closely with AXA US business leaders to understand strategic business priorities in order to provide guidance and governance related to the selection and management of third party suppliers.  The team is at the forefront of major company initiatives with primary responsibilities for supplier relationships throughout the supply lifecycle. Through the use of contemporary technology platforms, the Supply Chain Management team partners with suppliers in a manner that manages risk while providing the best value balancing cost, quality and service. We collaborate with our other AXA entities to leverage global spend and leading practicing. Responsibilities will include:

 

*Establishes and executes company strategy relative to third party suppliers with the purpose of rationalizing costs and obtaining the maximum value.
* Manages a team of supply chain professionals who lead medium to large-scale sourcing projects with oversight of small sourcing projects by AXA Business Services in India.
* Participates in global sourcing projects working with other AXA entities to leverage the global spend.
* Leads vendor risk assessments with SMEs. 
* Works with business areas to resolve supplier performance issues.
* Participates in global projects representing US.
* Develops and negotiates contract terms and conditions.
* Develops and understands the overall Supplier Relationship Management strategy and the tools and processes necessary to implement and maintain.
*Ability to recommend supply chain strategies to the CPO for goods and services. 


*Leadership skills.
*Advanced management and leadership skills with ability to develop technical and business skills in others.  
*Team Management skills.
*Expert project management skills and a working knowledge of supply chain practices to handle complex projects.  
*Strong presentation skills.
*Strong partnering and collaborative skills as well as strong verbal and written skills.
*Expert level technical knowledge of supply chain systems and processes.
*Advanced knowledge of strategic sourcing processes.
*Strong ability to manage multiple projects at a time and often under tight timelines. *Advanced level of financial analysis, reporting and metrics skills.


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In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
 
AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

AXA is a leading financial protection company, committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse, multicultural and inclusive environment, and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products. The organization was established in 1859 and we are committed now more than ever to helping clients meet financial goals in all stages of their lives. One of the hallmarks of our proud heritage is providing world-class customer service.

We're always looking for smart and talented people to help us develop new and innovative ways to expand our product portfolio, reach new customers and serve well the clients already a part of the AXA family.