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Corporate and General Services
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76906 Requisition #

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
 

Develops procurement programs and strategies for multiple categories in which may include Hardware, Software, Maintenance, Infrastructure, Security, and Consulting Services) with a focus on balancing service with maximized value for the company.  Accountable for identifying and executing cost reductions and ongoing improvements, this position encompasses spend analytics, contract management, cost savings tracking and supplier relationship management.  


Direct responsibilities of the function include: 

  • Category & supplier management
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Contracting, and building relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Acting as a positive challenger/influencer, and applying procurement best-practices to achieve an optimal balance of financial benefit and healthy sustainable supplier relationships
Duties of the position will include developing Continuous Improvement strategies for the responsible categories. This position will also be responsible for measuring and reporting category savings including a savings analysis compared to established goals and objectives.  Manages multiple large, cross-organization supplier sourcing efforts; leading cross-functional, cross-departmental teams to identify, qualify, negotiate and implement suppliers for various programs and projects.


Additional Considerations:

Required:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Excellent overall business acumen and understanding of risk mitigation approaches and contract language usage
  • Demonstrated project management skills with ability to lead multiple highly visible global programs
  • Experience in working and presenting financial information to develop consensus and buy-in for data-based decisions

Desired:

  • Progressively responsible experience in IT /Telecom Supply Chain management, Strategic Procurement, or Operations Transformation  
  • Knowledge of IT commodity categories including telecom
Behaviors:
  • Advanced consulting, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to ensure strategic alignment with multiple parties
  • Ability to work self-directed in fast paced, multitask, and matrixed environment
  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive – requires little supervisory attention
  • Exceptionally strong written/verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to influence a wide variety of audiences, especially with senior executives.
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher’s Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure
Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  
 

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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