Director, Global Supply Management at Glossier
New York City, NY, US

Overview:

Director, Global Supply Management is the senior functional leader within Global Supply Management. Global Supply Management function drives overall global vendor strategy for Glossier’s physical product portfolio.  As a company that works only with third party manufacturers - this role has significance importance as it ensures our ability to provide a sustainable, scalable and high quality supply chain for our products.   Key accountabilities under this role include:

  • Vendor selection criteria & qualification
  • Contract negotiations and contract compliance
  • Overall supplier relationship management
  • Supplier performance and reviews
  • Cost negotiations and margin accountability based on cost targets
  • Vendor issues management

Six Month Expectations: 

  • Alignment with internal stakeholders on vendor strategy (with PD, Logistics, Quality, etc.)
  • Assessment of current vendor base and approach/plan to move to a strategic vendor base with higher levels of collaborative partnerships
  • Level of knowledge of current vendor capabilities and gap identification
  • Make progress toward simplifying buy transactions through vendor consolidations as well as directed buy/Turnkey model

Twelve Month Expectations: 

  • Move to Directed Buy/TK model for over 50% of our partners
  • Establish cross functional efforts and reduce top item lead-times by 20%
  • Secure IP ownership for our top 10 products
  • Have contingency plans for top item

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Min 8 to 10 year of procurement/contract manufacturing or supply chain experience
  • BA/BS degree in business, supply chain, technical or related field, Graduate degree a plus
  • Excellent negotiations skills with a partnership approach
  • Experience in managing and developing a team
  • Appreciation for and strong grasp of the Glossier brand
  • Willingness to travel (20 to 25%, Domestic and International)

About Glossier 

Glossier is a beauty company that lives in NYC, is sold on the internet, and promotes a skincare-first philosophy that celebrates beauty in real life.