Emory University Manager of Strategic Procurement, Center of Excellence in atlanta, Georgia


Reporting to the Associate Director, supports the P2P Strategic Procurement teams (Strategic Sourcing/Contract Administration and Accounts Payable) and works to build relationships with stakeholders across the business.

  • Develops, deploys, and engrains best practices throughout the organization related to spend analytics, sourcing and procurement processes, knowledge management, Strategic Procurement-related reporting, and savings tracking.

  • Develops, deploys, and advances a spend analytics strategy including platform, data integrity, accessibility, dash boarding and reporting, and adoption by Strategic Procurement, Finance, and business teams.

  • Supports the development of sourcing, category management, and operational strategies by using data and analytics, process mapping, benchmarking, category research, commodity tracking, stakeholder relationships, and other tools to identify opportunities.

  • Monitors, tracks, reports and analyzes financial data and KPI's.

  • Provides consistent reporting of results and plans to the Strategic Procurement organization, business partners, and executives.

  • Determines reporting needs from multiple data sources. Sources and analyzes data from Compass, non-purchase order invoice payments, purchasing/corporate card, and other internal support systems.

  • Works closely with systems group to implement, maintain, and enhance Strategic Procurement systems including Emory Express (Jaggaer), spend analytics (EBI), client relationship management tools (CRM-Salesforce), knowledge management tools (Salesforce Community) and purchasing tools, and procurement data architecture.

  • Develops and tracks reporting against departmental objectives and results including payment process optimization, savings goals and tracking savings achieved.

  • Manages and maintains Strategic Procurement processes documentation including sourcing process, vendor management templates, exception reporting, and operational efficiency metrics.

  • Brings process mapping and re-engineering expertise to both internal Strategic Procurement processes as well as in support of external-facing Strategic Procurement projects (e.g., best practices, approach, templates).

  • Creates executive-level presentations summarizing progress, status and risks.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience in consulting, strategic procurement or related field, ideally with relevant experience in project management, process re-engineering, and data-driven decision making.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; experience in programming or other software (specifically data platforms like Tableau) a plus.

  • Experience with spend analytics and sourcing systems; experience with Jaggaer sourcing and/or PeopleSoft desirable.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills (oral, written and listening) for a variety of audiences (senior executives to analysts).

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to understand, organize and synthesize complex information in an easily understandable format tailored to a variety of audiences.

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Job Number 20445

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Vice President For Finance

Department PTP-Procurement Operations

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

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