Director, Procurement Operations

Comcast Phoenixville, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:


Responsible for providing direction to the Procurement department in the external procurement, sourcing, and contracting of goods and services. Develops and directs department procedures and objectives. Acts as a business partner and interfaces with other department business partners to ensure quality and cost-effective goods and services. Develops and manages department budget.

Core Responsibilities

- Establishes and implements procedures and good purchasing practices for the departments.

- Negotiates long-term contracts with suppliers to ensure optimum cost and reliable supply. Maintains strategic vendor and contractor relationships.

- Works with business partners to ensure purchasing and procurement optimization by generating cost savings and anticipating issues.

- Interprets inventory and capital tracking analysis for strategic decision-making. Relates report results and department decisions to business partners clearly and concisely. Troubleshoots and provides advice among business partners.

- Mentors and directs staff to ensure that work performance is to the Company's standards.

- Continually assesses market conditions that may affect procurements.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education Level- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study-Finance

Years of Experience - Generally requires 10+ years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer