Senior Manager, Procurement - Strategic Sourcing at WW (the new Weight Watchers)

| Greater NYC Area
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WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encompass healthy eating, physical activity and positive mindset. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit
General Summary

This role is a key member of the team that is responsible for supporting the sourcing, negotiation, contracting and vendor management of all indirect spend at Weight Watchers, with a strong focus on technology/IT. This role will support the transformation of the current procurement/purchasing function to a Strategic Sourcing organization. This position reports to the Director of Procurement.
Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the full strategic sourcing life-cycle from defining scope and identifying requirements to vendor evaluation to competitive bidding to negotiation of pricing and contract terms
  • Identify sourcing and category management strategies by leveraging spend analysis, business intelligence, and best practices to identify savings opportunities
  • Manage and report on vendor relationships and vendor performance against contract terms
  • Develop and lead of RFXs and eAuctions via Ariba Sourcing
  • Support multiple spend categories including Professional Services, Marketing, Non-IT, with a primary focus on technology/IT.
  • Manage the contract review process between legal, vendor risk team, finance, business owners and vendors
  • Support the purchase requisition and PO process through Oracle Financials
  • Drive continuous improvement of all procurement processes to increase efficiencies and reduce costs
  • Conduct market analysis to identify potential suppliers that meet business and corporate requirements
  • Leverage industry expertise and best practices to design and implement category strategies
  • Create a roadmap to prioritize strategic sourcing project demand
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Develop executive level business cases to garner support for sourcing initiatives
Experience Required
  • 8-10 years Procurement and/or Strategic Sourcing experience
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to analyze and present complex issues
  • Deep experience across multiple spend categories (requires a technology/IT sourcing background)
  • Experience creating and managing Sourcing RFXs (Ariba experience a plus.)
  • Highly proficient with MS Excel including macros and v-lookups (VBA a plus)
  • Demonstrated ability to balance workload and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • MBA, J.D. or other related advanced degree preferred
As a company, our purpose is to inspire healthy habits for real life. And as an employer, we inspire the greatest people to do their best work. We provide benefits for real life to help protect your health, finances and overall wellbeing, including:
  • Competitive compensation and profit sharing plan
  • A 401K plan to help you plan for your future, plus company match
  • Health care coverage starting on your first day
  • Tuition reimbursement and online courses to help you reach your career aspirations
  • Commuter benefits
  • Yearly well-being allowance for your physical, financial, social and emotional well-being
  • Free WW membership for you plus 3 free WW memberships for your friends and 3 for your family
  • Free fruit, snacks and coffee to get you through your day
  • Summer Fridays, happy hours, and company outings
  • Robust employee referral bonuses
  • Developmental opportunities and assignments to grow your career
WW is an equal opportunity employer. WW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks.
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We are in the Flatiron/Chelsea area where there are a ton of good places to eat and go out after work. Near a lot of major subway lines, easy access