Denver, CO

Vice President, Procurement at Prologis

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Prologis is the global leader in logistics real estate. We own, manage and develop high-quality properties in the world’s most vibrant centers of commerce, approximately 990 million square feet in 19 countries. Some of the world’s largest brands (e.g., Amazon, BMW, DHL, FedEx, Pepsi) turn to us because they know an efficient supply chain will make their businesses run better, and a strategic relationship with Prologis will create competitive advantage. As the top ranked U.S. company and sixth overall among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, we take our global footprint seriously.

Job Title:

Vice President, Procurement



Do you want to play a role in global commerce?

As the Vice President of Procurement, you will play a meaningful role in driving Prologis' bottom-line savings through sponsorship of company-wide sourcing activities in partnership with senior leadership and strategic sourcing managers across multiple business units globally. You will mentor and lead our Procurement team to deliver successful sourcing of products and services offered to our customers through our Essentials platform and craft a best-in-class strategic vision for the overall Procurement Organization to deliver cost reductions for Prologis alongside improved quality and service levels.

What’s needed in order to do that:
  • Build and execute the strategic vision of a fully integrated procurement organization, leading purchasing, and supplier management for all categories globally.
  • Deliver ongoing savings in steady state through continuous improvement initiatives and cross-pollination of standard methodologies.
  • Maximize margins by demonstrating our scale and improving global discounts for categories.
  • Craft annual and long-term strategic sourcing plans including proposing initiatives, expected savings, staffing needs, timetable for completion, proposed sourcing budget, and presentation to the executive steering committee.
  • Partner with business leaders to resolve current and future sourcing needs, design sourcing approach, and supervise ongoing effectiveness.
  • Monitor savings and define budget impact including tracking planned and achieved savings, embedding savings into corporate budgets, crafting communication strategies, and presenting overall sourcing trends and results to management.
  • Evolve sourcing policies and standards over time based on emerging standard methods and new developments in real estate, construction, and logistics – this includes development of guidelines, policies, and standards for company-wide sourcing activities (certification programs, performance reviews, partnerships with key suppliers, common supplier scorecards, shared purchasing processes and policies, service level agreements, data collection and management processes, internal and external communications, compliance with state and federal regulations)
  • Attract, develop, and retain talent on the Procurement team: lead career planning and development, mentor high-potential sourcing professionals, ensure adequate training is available, and take other actions to promote a positive work environment.
  • Participate in Prologis-wide committees and task forces to align strategic sourcing’s input is integrated into major corporate decisions and initiatives.
  • Integrate sourcing after acquisitions by assessing the sourcing opportunity during the due diligence phase and rapidly aligning sourcing strategies and practices of acquired companies with Prologis to demonstrate volume standard methodologies.
  • Execute Continuous Improvement (CI) sourcing approach that identifies and executes performance improvement initiatives including: Cross-functional sourcing teams targeting such areas as TCO reductions, process redesign improvements, part standardization, etc.; Supplier management and development, including a common scorecard; Adoption of electronic purchasing capabilities to minimize transaction and resource driven activities; Integration of purchasing activities into core business processes, especially new product development and design-to-cost efforts on legacy products.
  • Adhere to policies (e.g., code of ethics), regulations and laws (federal, state, and local) to ensure that the behavior of organization is honest, ethical, and professional.

Tell us if you're ready.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years management experience; 10+ years' experience in logistics, real estate, or construction industry in a large distribution center is required.
  • Successful, multi-year track record in a procurement organization.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Outstanding and distinctive people leadership and management skills and ability to establish a team.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • High energy and the passion to craft a new approach to sourcing and to build and lead a new organization.
  • Comfort with dual reporting matrix environment and purposefully take the lead on implementation of savings opportunities that affect numerous lines of business.

Hiring Salary Range of $154,000 - $192,000. Salary and whole compensation package (bonus target and RSU's) to be determined by the candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

All full-time roles in the US come with a robust benefits package which includes healthcare, dental, and vision insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Prologis also offers several other wellness, financial, and work/lifestyle-specific benefits. Our 401(k)-retirement plan has a company match of 50% up to 12% of eligible compensation. We also offer generous PTO with a starting accrual of 22 days a year in addition to paid holidays and volunteer time.


People First

Each of us working at Prologis plays an essential role in the enduring success of our company. We value people who are decisive, courageous and adaptable. While we are one company, locations and departments operate with autonomy and accountability. Individuals take the initiative here.

When you join Prologis, you work shoulder to shoulder with some of the top talent in the industry to do the best work of your career. Every employee belongs. Every employee contributes. Employees advance their careers here.

As a successful global enterprise, Prologis has never lost sight of what matters most, our strong belief that our people are the most important part of our business. And because of that, we provide a generous total rewards package and take a lot of time to focus on quality management and leadership development. People come first here.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background verification. Prologis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employment Type:

Full time


Denver, Colorado

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As a condition to the commencement of your employment, Prologis requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. You are considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks after your second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two (2) weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In addition, due to how highly transmittable the Omicron variant is, we are now requiring all employees to get a vaccine booster when eligible. Prologis will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as to the vaccination requirement on the basis of a disability or sincerely-held religious belief in accordance with applicable law.

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What are Prologis Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Prologis hosts an annual IMPACT Day and partners with a variety of local charities. Additionally, employees are provided 16 hours of company sponsored & personal volunteer hours annually.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
In 2021, Prologis employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Short Term Disability insurance covers 70% of salary up to $2500 weekly maximum payout. Long Term Disability insurance covers 60% of salary up to $17,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of annual expenses. 100% Preventative 80% Basic 50% Major
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan -$20 copay for annual eye exams with $130 allowance for frames or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Our health insurance plan covers up to 80% of out of pocket expenses after annual deductible is met.
Life Insurance
Company paid life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary. Available voluntary life 1X-5X annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Wellness programs include: Real Appeal, Health Steps, Courage Classic and discounted gym memberships through the Perks at Work program.
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
EAP benefits available for all employees =6 free visits per occurrence. Additionally, virtual behavioral health and in person mental health benefits available to those enrolled in our medical plan.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Prologis' 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Prologis provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 12% of an employee's eligible compensation.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
The Prologis Foundation matches your financial donations up to $1,000 per year to eligible non profit organizations.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Prologis provides Backup child care assistance. through Bright Horizons
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 10 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for eligible employees.
Flexible Work Schedule
Prologis provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $10,000 for eligible adoption expenses and 10 weeks of 100% paid parental leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Prologis employees accrue between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 32 hours per year of paid volunteer time. 16 hours of company sponsored & 16 hours for personal volunteer time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Prologis casual dress code includes jeans every day of the week.
Commuter Benefits
In the Denver office, free ECO pass available to all employees.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Prologis has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored soda and water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5000.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Prologis hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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