Senior Sourcing Manager, Procurement 8/10/2016

Confidential Wilton, CT

Company
Confidential
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
24223260
AJE Ref #
575844555
Location
Wilton, CT
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Senior Sourcing Manager will have the opportunity to drive direction, craft policy and have a significant impact on the way that the company spends money in all sourcing categories. This person should also be able to cut through things quickly in an ambiguous environment, apply high-level thinking, and be disciplined around execution. The position will help shape the strategic sourcing capabilities for broader impact across firm

Responsibilities include:

Provide strategic sourcing advice and leadership to material IT and Non IT deals.

Engage with departments to define sourcing strategy based on key categories.

Comprehensively review spend data and supplier rate data to proactively identify sourcing opportunities across firm.

Develop category strategies and supplier management methodologies for select sourcing categories.

Work with departments to identify supplier candidates, develop supplier specifications, prepare RFIs or RFPs, structure objective supplier scoring and evaluation methodology, manage supplier communications, evaluate supplier proposals, communicate selection decision to supplier, and manage negotiations.

Engage at Dept Head level and get in sync on strategies/commitments associated with sourcing techniques and levers.

Provide effective contract review specification & SLA deals as part of current CP process.

Conceptual, able to communicate with and influence management at the most senior levels of the company

Deep knowledge of sourcing and negotiating

Experience running categories of spend, including best practices, establishing strategies, etc.