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Indirect Procurement Specialist

Wayne, New Jersey, United States
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Planning, execution, and reporting of allocated procurement categories in the Americas region to deliver competitive advantage for Kering brands and corporate through cost saving, process optimization and innovation. More detailed duty and responsibilities will be defined in collaboration with the Head of Procurement.

Job Description

KERING Indirect Procurement Specialist

Job Family: Procurement

Job Title: Indirect Procurement Specialist

Location: Wayne, NJ

A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, and Jewelry: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Maisons to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination."

  • Create value for all Kering brands in the Americas Region through strategic indirect procurement projects
  • Collaborate locally with Kering brands' stakeholders and finance teams to establish strong relationships
  • Drive indirect procurement projects to ensure internal stakeholders' satisfaction
  • Coordinate and take ownership of regional spends in indirect procurement projects
  • Manage quality and risks of service and goods being subscribed
  • Drive and enhance vendor performance through continuous optimization efforts
  • Provide deep analytical support in vendor spend profiles and execute supplier performance management techniques in accordance with procurement standards and guidelines
  • Lead, initiate and drive indirect procurement plans partnering with key stakeholders
  • Support local, regional, and global stakeholders in realizing objectives and implementing functional strategies
  • Bring new mindset and share successful regional strategic indirect procurement experience from relevant industry
  • Promote indirect procurement guidelines and exchange of best practices professionally

  • Lead and initiate indirect procurement projects which includes but not limit to; data analysis to identify opportunity, sourcing, tendering contracts, negotiation, contract management, implementation, and monitoring of service and/or goods to be subscribed in close relationship with brands and corporate's stakeholders in the Americas region.
  • Work closely with internal clients (i.e.; budget owners) to obtain buy-ins for all projects
  • Periodical report for procurement activities updating status of all projects

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Start Date

Full time

Kering Americas Inc.


A world leader in apparel and accessories, Kering develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands. By ‘empowering imagination’ in the fullest sense, Kering encourages its brands to reach their potential, in the most sustainable manner. Present in more than 120 countries, the Group generated revenues of more than €11.5 billion in 2015 and had more than 38,000 employees at year end.

Talent is craftsmanship that is born when creative geniuses and artisans collaborate. Luxury talent at Kering is about having a bold vision which empowers confidence and creates beauty.

Kering empowers its employees to fulfil their potential and creativity by fostering their skills and performance in the most imaginative and sustainable manner for the long term.

Talent is the energy that powers our Group.

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