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Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing 9/2/2016

JetBlue Long Island City, NY

Company
JetBlue
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
31280
AJE Ref #
576065608
Location
Long Island City, NY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Position Expectations

Position Title: Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing

Position Summary:

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst (Customer Experience) is responsible for partnering with JetBlue s Customer Experience teams (Airports, Inflight, and Customer Support) in the planning, development, and execution of strategic sourcing projects and related initiatives. The Senior Analyst leverages spend analytics and market intelligence to identify cost optimization opportunities in the sourcing of goods and services. While the team supports the entire Customer Experience group, the primary focus is on Airports. The Senior Analyst will work closely with the Airports Services & Planning and Airports Operations teams on the development and management of Airports supplier strategies, as well as activities throughout the sourcing lifecycle, including contract management and performance management.

Essential Responsibilities:

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Executes strategic sourcing projects (using standard sourcing methodologies) for a variety of goods and complex services
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Proactively monitors market trends that impact spend category and adapts strategies to mitigate risk
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Analyzes historical spend to assist in the development of supply management and channel strategies
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Develops category objectives and operational requirements with strong consideration for market conditions and opportunities
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Performs analysis of category spend to assist in the development of sourcing strategies for the assigned category
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Partners with business units and legal team in the negotiation of contracts and agreements
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Identifies sourcing opportunities to obtain optimal value for JetBlue and respective business units by estimating cost savings benefits and evaluating strategic sourcing performance metrics (KPIs)
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Ensures compliance with operational requirements, internal controls and regulations
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Partners with business units in developing budgets for external spend to identify risks and opportunities
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Partners with FP&A on reviewing category spend to ensure budget compliance
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Proactively monitors and interprets market intelligence trends that impact category group and adapts strategies to mitigate risks
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All other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

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Bachelor s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Economics, or related field
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Three (3) of strategic sourcing or equivalent experience
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Proficiency in procurement and strategic sourcing processes
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Proficiency with MS Office suite (minimum Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
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Strong verbal and written communication skills
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Financial, quantitative and analytical skills
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Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills; track record of capturing value and savings
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Strong project and relationship management skills, including stakeholder and timeline management and meeting facilitation
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Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
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Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

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Relevant experience managing supplier relationships
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Relevant experience in an airport operations environment
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Demonstrated ability to present information clearly and effectively to company senior leadership
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Demonstrated ability to draft, interpret and communicate complex contractual documents such as Statements of Work (SOW) and Master Service Agreements (MSA)
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Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet modeling and database administration
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Experience with e-Procurement platforms & tools, in particular Ariba

Crewmember Expectations:

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Regular attendance and punctuality
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Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
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Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
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When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
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Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Fun and Passion
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Promote JetBlue s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
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Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))

Working Conditions:

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Normal Office Environment

Equipment:

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Computer and other office equipment

Physical Effort:

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Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)



Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.