Sr. Sourcing Specialist, Indirect

Published: August 2, 2017
Location
Baltimore, MD
Job ID
441

Description

Do you have experience managing the strategic sourcing and contract management activities that are required to effectively execute an Indirect Sourcing Plan at the global, regional, or country level? Would you be interested in an opportunity to positively affect the bottom line and help your organization meet its’ growing and changing business needs? Have you managed multiple Indirect services supplier relationships and improved supplier performance? Are you intrigued by the opportunity to advance within a newly created group?

If you answered yes to the questions above then you might be a fit for our client, who is a multi-billion dollar educational company, and currently has a need for a Senior Sourcing Specialist, Indirect.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Upholds the expansion and maintenance of relationships with institutions, functional business areas to gather, analyze, and convey information to support category management and sourcing efforts.
  • Supports the review of spend to identify and implement improvements and demand management opportunities.
  • Guides analytical requirements during the strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, compliance management, and demand management processes.
  • Directs analysis of historical and ongoing procurement data based on category specific activities to identify data-driven insights.
  • Executes marketplace and supplier analyses, including investigating industry trends and cost drivers as needed.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 4+ years of experience in the sourcing of indirect services (IT, facilities, and professional services)
  • Demonstrable experience in interacting with multiple customers (e.g., business units) to successfully deliver procurement services to meet their business needs.
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting the identification, prioritization, and delivery of cost reductions through strategic sourcing.