1. Develop and implement an effective procurement strategy aligned with the company's overall objectives and goals.
2. Lead a team of procurement professionals, providing clear direction, fostering a collaborative work environment, and promoting professional growth and development.
3. Establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and ensure the timely delivery of goods and services in accordance with quality and cost requirements.
4. Continuously monitor and evaluate suppliers' performance, conducting regular reviews and audits to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
5. Identify cost-saving opportunities through analysis of market trends, supplier performance, and internal processes, and develop strategies to optimize procurement activities.
6. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, engineering, and quality assurance, to ensure procurement activities align with their respective requirements and objectives.
7. Oversee the evaluation and selection of potential suppliers, conducting thorough assessments of their capability, capacity, financial stability, and adherence to ethical and environmental standards.
8. Stay current on industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices in procurement, and recommend improvements or changes to procurement policies, procedures, or systems as needed.
9. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure effective communication and collaboration at all levels.
10. Establish and monitor key performance metrics to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement activities, and provide regular reports to senior management.
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