Director of Strategic Labor Management at Careerbuilder in Tampa, Florida

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Director, Strategic Labor Management is a member of AVI-SPL’s X team responsible for the company’s external labor sourcing program, pricing and preferred partner relationships. The position is focused on optimizing the labor procurement strategy creating competitive advantages for our LOB teams to acquire and retain business while providing a high degree of successful execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish, analyze and optimize the global labor procurement strategy ensuring alignment with business goals
  • Partner with executive leadership, department heads and other key stakeholders to understand business needs and establish requirements, scope and criteria for labor sourcing strategies
  • Manage the company’s labor supply portfolio, with specific focus on development and management of preferred partner programs and relationships
  • Lead market research and vendor profiling to assist in both global and local labor supplier selection
  • Oversight of labor partner onboarding into AVI-SPL’s subcontractor management portal
  • Calculate and analyze costs of labor procurement and suggest methods to optimize expenditure
  • Invent negotiation strategies and secure competitive pricing with both preferred as well as local market labor partnerships
  • In coordination with LOB leadership and risk management, ensure labor partners are in compliance with all AVI-SPL policies, safety requirements & training/certification expectations
  • Conduct regular labor partner performance evaluations and risk assessments, with specific focus on preferred partners
  • Develop and manage tools to assist in facilitation of competitive quoting to ensure efficient and effective multi-vendor quoting procurement strategy adoption
  • Collect and interpret labor procurement data including cost analysis reporting, benchmarking spend, competitive RFP data and return on investment
  • Perform regular review of established labor procurement processes to ensure continual improvement and refine programs, polices and tools as required
  • Model & create an environment of accountability amongst both the partner and internal business community to reinforce adoption of the global labor procurement strategy
  • Travel to regional offices to directly interface with partners, leadership and internal team members on an as needed basis
  • Special projects as required

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to lead with confidence and create alignment amongst various departments within the organization
  • Ability to direct a team towards a cohesive set of strategic objectives and maintain efficient timelines in the completion of tasks
  • Ability to understand and leverage existing company systems to provide solutions to the business and recommend new systems when required
  • Proven ability to significantly contribute toward or lead operational initiatives with a results-oriented approach
  • Ability to build internal and partner facing relationships
  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and structured problem-solving skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and be comfortable sharing thought leadership with Executive stakeholders from AVI-SPL and Third-Party Service Providers
  • Proficiency in various business productivity systems
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks with changing priorities
  • Ability to negotiate conflict and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter capable of working independently and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Valid Driver’s License and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets AVI-SPL driving standards

Education and / or Experience

  • Minimum of a 4-year degree or comparable industry experience is required
  • 5+ years as a Sourcing or Procurement Manager
  • 5+ years in a leadership role (direct or indirect)
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software
  • Strong project management and leadership sills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships
  • Comfortable with collecting, analyzing and interpreting data

Working Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The work environment is generally moderate in noise (inter-office conversations and computers/printers).

Physical Requirements

The physical demands of this position are those that are necessary to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• This position regularly requires employees to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment

Direct Reports

This role will lead AVI-SPL Practice and Alliance Managers and Service Solution Product Managers to manage AVI-SPL’s Service Portfolio and to define, formalize, and promote its Service Catalogue

Work Hours
AVI-SPL reserves the right to alter work hours and work location as deems necessary
AVI-SPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Veteran Protected
VEVRAA Federal Contractor