Starbucks Coffee Company director sourcing, Store Development and Design - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Team leadership and people management (10 years)

  • Global strategic sourcing/ procurement experience, preferably in a high growth, retail/manufacturing/CPG environment (12 years)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Analytical: Advanced analytical skills, adept in business planning, financial management, and budget management

  • Procurement: Market leading knowledge of global market analysis, macro-economic drivers, sourcing category strategy, supplier relationship management, strategic vendor alliance programs, ‘should-cost’ models, and multi-year negotiation strategies, supplier continuous improvement programs/Lean Initiatives Legal: Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices

  • Ethics: Knowledge of business ethics and Starbucks Ethical Sourcing Requirements

  • Influence: Exceptional ability to influence at a Senior Executive Level both internally and externally. Able to influence relevant industry and governmental policy issues

  • Communication: Exceptional communication both written and oral- Systems: Knowledge of Excel, Oracle, BI Apps, charting programs, PowerPoint, and others

Job Scope

  • Annual Managed Expenses (1 billion)

  • Annual Sales (if applicable)

  • Annual Company Financial Influence

  • Partners Directly Managed (4-6)

  • Partners Indirectly Managed (25)

  • Other ( )

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.