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Procurement Training & Development Manager- Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  247521


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview


The Training & Deveopment Manger manages all Procurement Training & Development related projects across the group. This includes the ownership and maintenance of the procurement capability framework, design and delivery of procurement (capability) development programs and functional training through  internal/external trainers and/or third parties.  The purpose is to build foundational knowledge and competencies on core procurement, systems and analytical topics with the procurement professional workforce and all functions involved in Procurement processes.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Program initiation and planning for group: developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility
  • Strong focus on internal and external stakeholders including Business, HR and other non S2P functions, and Procurement leadership team for key Development initiatives
  • Assessing the current state of training programs and formulating strategies to evolve the programs to address capability gaps and anticipate future needs.
  • Evolve the training program portfolio to meet the needs of the business and the diverse training needs of a global, multi-generational workforce.
  • Address the evolving capability needs of the function and organizational landscape.
  • Develop and implement a set of metrics to monitor progress and prioritize specific actions to improve.
  • Make key decisions including deciding which process improvement opportunities to pursue; determining prioritization of program initiatives; owning key performance indicators to measure and demonstrate success and improvements.
  • Train employees, plan the work of others, review the work quality and quantity of others as well as recommend budget amounts.
  • Act as a project manager during the implementation, including planning of objectives, deliverables, schedule, dependencies, business case, change management challenger
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times while representing the company. 
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as required by management.






  • BS Degree required (preferably in business-related discipline, Procurement or other related field).
  • Minimum 5 years of business experience with at least 1 year in Procurement required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in (co) developing and implementing Enterprise Development programs
  • Fluent in English and preferably other languages as well (Spanish, French, German)


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must have intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestic and international up to 25%


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Expert knowledge of the use of technology as an enabler for enhancing procurement processes
  • In depth knowledge of learning patterns and implementation methods
  • Ability to present ideas in concise, business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with sufficient gravitas and credibility to be able to influence stakeholders at all levels (both internal and external)
  • Good business, commercial and financial acumen
  • Able to build and maintain relationships at all levels of an organisation, across all business functions and to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Strong team player with good planning and organization skills
  • Demontrated ability to create and deliver presentations and trainings effectively


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


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CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:  Feb 24, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Training, Procurement, Manager, Buyer, Change Management, Operations, Management