Global Indirect Sourcing Manager (Indianapolis, IN)

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Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

Global Indirect Sourcing Manager:

The Global Indirect Sourcing Manager will provide strategic thought leadership, influence, and hands on engagement across all regions to lead the procurement / supply management of indirect materials and services that have a global reach (Information Technology, Human Resources, Telecom, Travel, and related Services). Reporting to the Vice President, Real Estate and Global Services, he/she directs organizational sourcing strategies and programs meant to identify, evaluate, and maintain a value-add supplier network.

What You Will Do:
  • Accountability for indirect material & service spend (~$200M) across Allegion
  • Facilitate team of Category Managers to develop category playbooks, define action plans, and drive a cadence of execution to deliver value-add savings for addressable spend.
  • Lead team to develop strategic business relationship with key supplier partners aimed at being the customer of choice, opening multi-year productivity project pipelines and aligning supplier partner investments and resources to support the Allegion business strategy
  • Oversees development of sourcing strategies to identify vendors that meet the organization's quality, cost, or service requirements.
  • Collaborate with People Leaders under the direction of the Vice President, Real Estate & Global Services in development of policies and practices for evaluating products, goods, or services prior to purchase, and ensures standards are continuously met after purchase
  • Negotiates contracts and agreements and ensures compliance with internal or external regulatory requirements and social responsibility initiatives
  • Identifies trends in organizational purchasing and identifies opportunities for cost reduction through purchase consolidation and other sourcing methodologies
  • Engage with internal business partners to understand their business objectives and challenges, build mutual understanding of current spend and key supplier relationships; and develop a Service Level Agreement (SLA) defining priorities, expectations, and action plans to maximize the value of each dollar spent by the business partner
  • Acts as a liaison between internal stakeholders and external suppliers, maintaining relationships and ensuring satisfaction in supplier performance
  • Identify and implement procurement processes and technology to advance efficiencies across the team. Advocate process standardization efforts globally to ensure accurate and actionable reporting
  • Provide exceptional leadership of people. Recruit, develop and retain top talent. Build a culture of accountability and engagement to create a high-performing team
  • Actively monitor and mitigate supplier risks, inclusive of financial, capacity, quality, and compliance

What You Will Need to Succeed:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply-Chain, or related field; MBA is preferred but not required
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • 5+ years' experience of progressively increasing responsibility in sourcing and supply chain in a global diversified environment
  • Demonstrated competence in developing supplier relationships, negotiating skills, contract management and defining sourcing strategies within indirect categories
  • Deep global knowledge of suppliers, industry trends, emerging markets, technology, geopolitical changes
  • Excellent industry, business and financial acumen especially as related to supply chain and sourcing
  • Deep knowledge in compliance and standards relating to supply chain and global commerce
  • Skilled in influencing in a collaborative environment, negotiation, and problem resolution
  • Effective communication skills to translate strategy to action for broad employee groups across the organization
  • Proven experience leading and coaching to improve individual and team performance
  • Uncompromised integrity, business ethics and a drive to do what is right & best for the business
  • Travel required (10-25%)

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:
  • You are seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there's plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, "this is your business, run with it".
  • You value personal well-being and balance, because we do too!
  • You're looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.
  • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

What You'll Get from Us:
  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you "be safe, be healthy"
  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work
  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can "serve others, not yourself"
  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths testing and coaching

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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Allegion operates in the Security industry. The company is located in Carmel, IN. Allegion was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 41 open jobs at Allegion, click here.
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