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Source to Contract Manager (Procurement)- Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  476628


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

CRH is looking for a Source to Contract Manager within the Procurement department. The purpose of the role is to ensure that implemented procurement processes, technology, and enablers are consistent with the business objectives (global and regional), IT strategy and its continuous improvement efforts. Within the role one provides a robust user friendly, efficient, and effective 'digital procurement' experience.  


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:


  • Develop and drive  the use of best-in-class Procurement processes and technologies for the source-to-contract sub-process
  • Identify and drive best in class procurement processes and technology 
  • Drive continuous improvement E2E along the entire source-to-contract sub-process
  • Engage and collaborate with global/regions/cross country procurement teams and functional with IT
  • Translate procurement strategies and category plans into technologies/tools/processes - that will facilitate Procurement in delivering on their targets and is supporting the users
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders for successful implementation of best-in-class Processes and Technologies
  • Increase awareness of source-to-contract best practices and facilitate change throughout the Business
  • Drive reporting, action tracking, and process/systems analysis activities under agreed reporting frames to support business and procurement decisions
  • Manage coach and train 1-2 employees to the extent that they have an adequate skill set and capability to deliver the agreed output and performance against the agreed quality


Key Characteristics


  • A well-rounded process and/or systems professional with sound business acumen.
  • Support the execution of the strategic procurement agenda by providing and implementing best in class procurement processes and/or procurement systems.
  • A dedicated and engaged team player who strongly collaborates within the other global procurement teams and strives for continuous improvement of our processes and/or systems.
  • An individual that does not get demotivated when things are difficult but seeks alternative routes to successfully achieve the agreed targets.


Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience

You are/have:

  • Process focused
  • Detailed knowledge of the use of technology as an enabler for enhancing procurement processes (incl. E-sourcing and Contract Management)
  • Experience with Coupa and/or Ariba is an advantage.
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Customer focused
  • Target oriented
  • A problem solver


Key Dimensions


You are/have:


  • Expert knowledge of the use of technology as an enabler for enhancing procurement processes
  • Experience with Source to Contract technologies and process definitions
  • Category management and strategic sourcing experience (preferred)
  • Good business, commercial and financial acumen 
  • Able to build and maintain relationships at all levels of an organization, across all business functions and to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with sufficient gravitas and credibility to be able to influence stakeholders at all levels (both internal and external)
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Act as an interface to the region/division IT teams
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Travel will be required to perform the role effectively
  • Fluent in English and preferably other languages (Spanish, French, German)


Education and Experience


  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited University or College
  • 5 or more years of experience in an international setting   
  • Willing to cooperate on international projects


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Systems Analyst, Buyer, Manager, Operations, Technology, Management