Dexcom Jobs – Strategic Sourcing Manager

Website Dexcom

Job Description:

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager / Senior Category Manager is responsible for developing and executing world class category strategies in alignment with the key stakeholders’ business needs for the assigned Indirect categories to drive business growth while keeping a focus on Dexcom’s mission – “Empowering people to take control of diabetes”.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct periodic Business Partner and Supplier business reviews
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Support Responsible Sourcing initiatives tied to Small and Diverse Supplier development, Risk Management, and Sustainability initiatives
  • Vendor contractual management of key IT related categories
  • Proactively develop and maintain supplier portfolio to support IT categories related elements of Dexcom operations.
  • Research, synthesize and articulate longer-term market and technology trends related to the category
  • Establish long term strategies for cost improvement among Strategic Sourcing categories, in collaboration with multi-functional stakeholders
  • Foster strong cross-functional relationships as a business partner – ensure the needs of the business are understood and supported
  • Build/maintain multi-year support roadmaps for all key suppliers – always have a plan for what the next stage of Dexcom’s growth looks like
  • Accountable for achieving annual savings & avoidance targets, and independently verified with internal finance partners
  • Assure continuity of supply of goods or services; identify risks and mitigation strategies
  • Maximize value while mitigating risk on Dexcom business using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Manage the entire Procurement lifecycle to see a stakeholder requirement defined, sourced, competitively priced, shepherded through review processes to an executed contract, and established purchase order
  • Establish operational objectives and work plans to meet the function’s long-term plans

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively influence others and manage sensitive situations
  • Experience leading sourcing events (RFI’s, RFP’s, etc.)
  • Proven track record of working experience as a buyer or strategic sourcing professional with in-depth knowledge of strategic sourcing concepts & best practices to support a variety of categories
  • Strong Financial Analysis, Market Analysis, and Strategic planning skills
  • Proven track record of delivering results while working effectively cross-functionally
  • Ability to manage, navigate, and perform at a high level in a matrix organization
  • Demonstrated experience in all key IT related categories; Hardware, Data center technology, Software, IT services, Managed Services,
  • Telecommunications, Cloud technology including IaaS and PaaS
  • Strong knowledge of industry contract terms & practices
  • Experience in leading and managing people
  • Ability to build a quantitative & qualitative business case, articulate it effectively, and get support from senior leadership
  • Proven ability to combine vision, ingenuity, and strong business acumen with well-developed project management and leadership skills
  • Advanced negotiation and networking skills

Job Details:

Company: Dexcom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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