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Indirect Sourcing-Global Goods and Services Director

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Date: Jun 17, 2021

Location: Mexico City, MEX, MX

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 111441 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Indirect Sourcing-Global Goods and Services Director to join our team in Mexico City, México (MX-MEX), Mexico (MX).

Goods & Services Category Director


Designation: Director

The purpose of this position is to manage the sourcing, procurement, and management of suppliers and vendors in support of the procurement of Goods & Services, CAPEX procurement towards set up of Real estate and facilities, and project management services. The Category Director shall be responsible for managing and deriving best value from category spend across the Group whilst minimising risk. The individual will build strong, trusted relationships with internal stakeholders to help the business deliver on both its’ tactical and strategic directives.


The Category Director shall be responsible for the management and coordination of external spend across global projects encompassing all the fit-outs of offices, set up of data centres and other office locations. The individual shall be responsible for stakeholder management, category management, sourcing, supplier relationship management and establishing guided buying channels enabling users to quickly and efficiently use from preferred suppliers.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Establish category plans, preferred supplier lists, execute sourcing strategies, manage risk, drive innovation and manage key suppliers
  • Develop and execute a robust stakeholder management strategy - translating business priorities into sourcing initiatives that deliver agreed outcomes
  • Utilise spend analytics to prioritise initiatives and proactively recommend strategies for maximising value
  • Deliver measurable savings against agreed targets
  • Work in collaboration with the extended team to drive function wide objectives – including enabling guided buying channels
  • In conjunction with legal, ensure sourcing contracts protect Group’s interests and drive robust risk strategies whilst promoting sustainability and diversity
  • Review and Approve all indirect third party spend above agreed thresholds
  • Establish and utilise network to keep abreast of industry best practice and drive innovation
  • This person must possess the following supply chain characteristics:
    • Rich experience in managing the category
    • Team player
    • Collaborative, and engaging
    • Understanding of total cost of ownership approach
    • Expert in change management, and influence
    • Lead RFI/RFQ/RFP processes, negotiate cost savings and secure mutually beneficial sourcing contracts
    • Communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders regarding the assigned category
    • Broad experience of indirect CapEx-focused sourcing categories (General Contractors, Design & Build contractors, Flooring, Roofing, Electrical, Fixtures, Furniture etc.)
    • Experience in having worked on Global scale

Qualifications/Experience/Education – (MBA)

  • Minimum15 years of total work experience with atleast 10 years in Multinational environment and 3 to 5 years in Global Real Estate roles as relevant experience
  • Must have work experience with Corporate real estate heads as internal stakeholders and relevant experience in Real Estate Leasing of 5 Million sft and standardization projects.
  • Articulate with strong communication, people, and leadership skills
  • Experience of leading both virtual and physical global teams
  • Evidence of managing strategic projects and negotiating complex, high value third party agreements at national and global levels
  • Natural ability to interact positively with all internal stakeholders across cultures, countries, and professional disciplines




About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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