Head of Procurement

Grand Fitness PartnersTom's River, New Jersey | December 27, 2022

The Company

Founded in 2010, Grand Fitness Partners is one of the largest and fastest growing franchisees in the Planet Fitness system, serving 400k+ members in 66 locations across five states. The company strives to achieve Planet Fitness’ mission to enhance people’s lives by providing a high-quality fitness experience in a welcoming, non-intimidating environment. With a track record and future strategy to add four to ten clubs per year, Grand Fitness Partners is primed to see continued robust growth for the foreseeable future.

The Role

In line with their continued growth, Grand Fitness Partners seeks to hire their first Head of Procurement to centralize procurement activities, create efficiency at scale, and ultimately create cost savings opportunities for the organization.
The Head of Procurement will develop and manage strategic sourcing and category management practices and deliver supply chain services at current and future scale. The Head of Procurement will have responsibility for approximately $40M in spend, with a heavy focus on indirect and construction categories. The position will report to the CFO and is located at the company headquarters in Tom’s River, NJ.

Experience & Requirements

•15+ years of strategic sourcing and supply chain experience
• Demonstrated experience in strategic sourcing, category management, contract management, and supplier performance
• Track record of year-over-year delivery of distinctive value from strategic sourcing and procurement-driven activities
• Understanding of the purchase-to-pay processes, including the value and use of system enablement
• Negotiation skills consistent with executive level management and understanding of contractual negotiations
• Extensive knowledge of risk-management strategies; expert-level financial, quantitative, and analytical skills
• Experience with supply chain optimization and continuous improvement/Lean initiatives
• Expertise leading a cross-functional demand planning process; proficiency in forecasting and inventory planning
• Process oriented; understands the full supply chain and the impact each function has within the ongoing sequence
• Demonstrated ability to effectively interact in a cross-functional environment across all levels of executive management and a geographically dispersed footprint
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain internal relationships; able to drive alignment
• Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences
• A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself and others
• Demonstrated ability to attract and retain top talent
• Belief in a culture of engagement to motivate and develop a best in class procurement/supply chain team

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