Procurement Travel Specialist in New York (United States)

Where: New York (United States)

Extent of Work: Full Time

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Strategies and objectives:

  • Participate to the definition of theTravel and Retail Operations strategies
  • Communicate and implement the validated strategy across the brands
  • Set economic and or qualitative targets for each projectand conduct them in accordance with Kering indirect procurement guidelines
  • Be proactive and innovative by seeking and proposing new project opportunities in accordance with Brands’ needs


  • Identify and consolidate requirements from Kering Brands and have an excellent knowledge and understanding of suppliers markets
  • Conduct procurement projects (market research, need analysis, specification of work, sourcing, negotiation, selection, contract management, roll-out) and actively engage Kering Americas brands’ stakeholders in the process
  • Act as project manager on procurement/transformation projects by managing stakeholders and external consultants, planning, delivering and controlling projects
  • Manage supplier performance, and compliance in close coordination with Compliance, CSR, Security, Legal and Finance and define KPIs
  • Document, negotiate and administer master and affiliate agreements
  • Develop innovation, sustainability and process improvement with suppliers
  • Develop best practice and benchmarks throughout brands by creation, steering and continuous involvement of stakeholders

Report & Communication

  • Report projects and performance (quantitative and qualitative indicators) to management
  • Be in charge of internal communication on procurement projects, referenced suppliers, agreements conditions, procurement guidelines
  • Foster exchange of best practices and benchmarks throughout brands by the creation and the continuous animation of the stakeholders community

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • BA/BS or equivalent degree in procurement, negotiation or Business, MS is a plus.
    • 3-5 year experience in procurement and or, business related function
    • Knowledge and experience in Travel and or, Retail Procurement Management is preferred.
    • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
    • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders in a complex and international environment
    • Ability to engage stakeholders
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Understanding of business finance structure
    • Service oriented, committed, creative and proactive mindset
    • Entrepreneurial motivation
    • MS office skills – advanced in excel
    • Fluent in English  – Spanish, Portuguese, Italian or French is a plus

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