Director, Procurement - IT & Corporate Services

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES CONTINUED:
Provides expert procurement perspective and makes recommendations to executive leadership and business colleagues.
Identifies and develops excellent working relationships with strategic business stakeholders to gain a comprehensive understanding of business requirements and to support the business in achievement of its outcomes
Manages team implementation of assigned training to ensure a high standard of professional excellence is maintained among staff members
Selects and hires employees. Trains and evaluates employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions. Motivates and rewards employees including providing salary increases, bonuses and promotions within allocated budgets and company guidelines
Defines tasks and activities of staff, clearly describing deliverables, roles, and responsibilities for staff members. Ensures development and use of personnel are effective in achieving financial goals. Oversees operational controls to monitor performance and maximize the return on manpower investment. Measures project progress against plan.
As applicable, approves overall project plan, budgets, task descriptions and work breakdown structure, developing schedules, and contingency plans. Responsible for work status assessment and reporting. Responsible for controlling all expenditures on the work activity.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field preferred
Masters Degree preferred
Ten or more years of Procurement or Supply Chain related experience
Eight or more years of supervisory or management experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven success in managing a team of people
Experience working with sourcing and contracting, strategic sourcing, category management and supplier management practices
Experience working with a global company
Experience working with company policies and procedures
CRITICAL SKILLS:
Strong organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
Strong communication skills
Strong human relations skills to select, develop, mentor, discipline and reward employees
Strong negotiation skills
Strong knowledge of applicable categories
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.