Global Director Indirect Sourcing in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

Global Director Indirect Sourcing - Toronto

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

The Role:

The Global Director will have two major roles: Be the senior commercial sourcing leader for all global indirect goods and services, and the global process champion and value stream lead for the Procure to Pay (P2P) values stream.

  • You'll lead a team of 4-6 global sourcing professionals 
  • You will have overall commercial responsibility for over $350MM in global annual non-production goods and services
  • Your primary spend categories include travel and related services, telecommunications, real estate, media, freight and logistics, and other professional and business services
  • You will also lead the overall P2P process change initiative 


What we can expect from you:

  • Alignment with Spin Master needs with non-production supply base, including but not limited to the following elements:
    • Global Indirect Sourcing Process Champion
      • Working with outside consultants ,PMO, Training, and key business partner  associates to develop and deploy P2P best practices globally
      • Developing, monitoring and reporting compliance metrics for P2P
          • Category Strategy Development & Execution
          • Contract Management
          • Product / Service & Supplier Qualification
          • Quotation preparation and negotiation activities
          • Productivity & Cost Reduction identification and implementation
          • Supplier Scorecard ManagementFurther exploring and evolving the P2P process to ensure compliance and process efficiencies globally
  • To be a Global Facilities Best Practice leader who can:
    • Identify best practices relative to facility management and deploy globally
    • Lead Work Streams for budget relative to facilities CAPEX and lease expenditures
    • Champion our Health & Safety initiatives
  • Preparation of presents monthly OPEX updates as required

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • You're a fast-paced, motivated individual who loves to collaborate
  • You're an organizer, a planner and an influencer
  • You have the confidence and knowledge to contribute to and influence critical business decisions and directions
  • You're a natural born leader with a proven track record of empowering your team

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 12 years of goods and services purchasing experience. Experience in procuring non-production goods and services is preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience of SAP and the Procure-to-Pay Process
  • CPM or related professional certification highly desired
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent
  • Experience with contract management and knowledge of contract law
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel

 What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.