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Kellogg Director, IT Procurement in OAK BROOK, Illinois

Unlock your potential at Kellogg Company as a Director, IT Procurement. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the procurement of our IT Telecom, Hardware, Software and Services categories. With a portfolio, that is innovative, complex and dynamic reaching stakeholders across the organization, the Director will be the strategic thought leader collaborating and partnering with various IT stakeholders to deliver sourcing strategies as well as developing a quality supply base that supports our goals and objectives while effectively measuring the success of sourcing initiatives and supplier relationships.

Your passion for IT Procurement, building relationships and leading a team will be key ingredients to your success on our Global Procurement team. Want to learn more?


  • Driving Innovation: As a thought leader in IT Procurement, you will be a change agent driving innovation across the IT supplier landscape with continuous improvement in performance across IT suppliers and spends. You’ll also be developing a robust pipeline of ideas to optimize value through increased impact of programs and/or reduction of costs

  • Directing and Leading IT Procurement: You’ll be leading IT Procurement within Indirect Procurement by developing a quality supply base and leading the process of selecting suppliers consistent with company objectives, growth plans, and sourcing strategy. You will also be leading supplier negotiations to deliver value and year-over-year improvements. You’ll also be collaborating and driving sustainability and responsible sourcing objectives within IT categories

  • Business Partnering: You will be the business partner to our Global IT Leadership Team. You will be the key leader within Indirect Procurement and Global IT to develop effective category sourcing strategies and programs with suppliers that drive both impact and value. You’ll also be partnering with IT stakeholders and conducting Joint Business Planning sessions with strategic partners, conducting operation reviews, and managing supplier performance within each spend category or program

  • Leadership: You will be leading a team of IT Procurement professionals who are members of our Managed Service Provider (MSP) to deliver value beyond price with year-over-year savings and increases in Supplier Diversity spend, development and engagement.



  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Substantial IT Procurement experience

  • Experience working with consulting organizations

  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership balanced with collaboration and influencing skills

  • Strong negotiation and world class supplier relations skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office, ERP as a user (for example SAP)

  • A passion for winning

Bonus Points:

  • MBA


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The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Director, IT Procurement

Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters, USA-IL-Chicago Downtown

Requisition ID: PRO000176

Job Function: Procurement

Job Type: Executive

Closing Date: Mar 14, 2020, 12:59:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: Yes