Sr. Sourcing Manager
Company: Veterans Sourcing Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Sr Sourcing Consultant (Professional Services)
Location: NJ, TX
Mostly remote but It will be preferred if they are close to Jersey
City, NJ or Houston, TX for potential in person meetings.
This position requires an experienced Sourcing Manager with proven
background in sourcing complex Professional Services including
consulting, outsourcing, managed, implementation, development, and
other related services.
This role leads all aspects of strategic sourcing, from category
assessment and planning, vendor due diligence, RFx, negotiations,
contracting and participation in vendor management activities.
Provide support in sourcing initiatives across multiple Lines of
Accountable for competitively bidding, negotiating price and
related business terms and relaying said terms into logical and
meaningful contracts that are in compliance with the policies,
procedures and contracting principles.
Provide key negotiation and pricing advice to assigned Lines of
Business on each transaction with an emphasis on delivering
bottom-line financial savings and/or risk minimization.
Effectively manage complex projects including: LOB expectations,
leadership involvement, internal/ external communications,
deliverable(s) timing, and executive reporting.
Partner closely with our internal legal, risk and finance teams
towards the successful completion of integrate negotiations and
Partner closely with key business stakeholders. Develop and share
category-specific operational measurements. Respond to requests in
a timely manner.
Maintain necessary sourcing system data, metrics and spend/savings
analytics in support of departmental reporting and policy and
Ensure consistency in supplier engagements. Carry out all supplier
due diligence as required.
Work closely with regional teams and clients on local, regional and
sometimes global project activities.
Continually develop subject matter expertise. Remain current on
competition, category trends and industry practices.
Actively participate/lead Sourcing & Procurement initiatives that
drive the continuous improvement of the Sourcing function at the
Demonstrate understanding of the client's business, objectives, and
constraints when addressing their needs. Respond to clients with
the appropriate sense of urgency and importance.
Build effective and trusted relationships with internal clients and
Create a portfolio approach towards select key spend
High energy and enthusiasm required to contribute to and help shape
an evolving Sourcing & Procurement organization.
Capable of exercising forceful yet sensible project management
Incorporate different perspectives and experiences of clients and
colleagues to generate better ideas, solve problems and improve
Affable, with a high tolerance for ambiguity.
Collaborating with Supplier Diversity teams.
Achieve cost reduction/savings target
A minimum of 8 years sourcing experience
Must have 5+ years of experience in Professional Services sourcing
including consulting, outsourcing, managed, implementation,
development, and other related services
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong entrepreneurial, interpersonal and team skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams to deliver
Excellent communication, writing, facilitation, collaboration and
Develop reporting to track the progress of the initiatives
Excellent experience with Ariba, Fieldglass, and MS Office
Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with minimal
Must be able to work with Global Cross-Functional teams and operate
in a Flexible work schedule.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or equivalent
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