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Sr. Sourcing Manager

Company: Veterans Sourcing Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
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 Business.
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 initiatives.
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 procedure requirements.
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 company.
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 vendors.
Create a portfolio approach towards select key spend categories.
High energy and enthusiasm required to contribute to and help shape an evolving Sourcing & Procurement organization.
Capable of exercising forceful yet sensible project management techniques.
Incorporate different perspectives and experiences of clients and colleagues to generate better ideas, solve problems and improve performance.
Affable, with a high tolerance for ambiguity.
Collaborating with Supplier Diversity teams.
Achieve cost reduction/savings target

REQUIREMENTS:
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 results
Excellent communication, writing, facilitation, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
Develop reporting to track the progress of the initiatives
Excellent experience with Ariba, Fieldglass, and MS Office products.
Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
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 field.

Keywords: Veterans Sourcing Group, Jersey City , Sr. Sourcing Manager, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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