"Our Company provides a state of predictability which allows brokers and agents to act with confidence."
Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation has grown from a small investment management firm into one of the largest commercial lines property and casualty insurers in the United States.
Along the way, we’ve been listed on the New York Stock Exchange, seen our revenue soar well past $7 billion, and become a well-respected Fortune 500 Company.
Today, the Berkley brand comprises 53 Berkley companies worldwide. Still managed by our founder and largest shareholder, W. R. Berkley Corporation is well-positioned to respond to opportunities for future growth.
In April 2017, W. R. Berkley Corporation celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding.
The Procurement Officer will play a critical role in leading, developing and implementing long-term strategies that focus on category-led strategic sourcing, effective contracting, data analysis, spend analytics and the end-to-end procure-to-pay process. The Procurement Officer will provide high quality service delivery to ensure all operating units can efficiently procure and obtain the best value for the goods and services needed to support their operations and the overall mission of W. R. Berkley Corporation. In addition, coordination with multiple functional areas will be imperative, including Accounting and Finance, Compliance, HR, Information Technology, Information Security, Legal, etc. The Procurement Officer will oversee the execution of daily management, operations and strategic initiatives across the procurement function, as well as develop measurable plans and procurement metrics to ensure that value, customer service and cost savings goals are met or exceeded.
Skills and Abilities
Education and Experience
Preferred: MBA, Certified Purchasing Manager (“CPM”) and experience with PeopleSoft.