Sourcing Manager, Marketing 8/10/2016

Tech Wyckoff, NJ

Company
Tech
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28703960
AJE Ref #
575844261
Location
Wyckoff, NJ
Job Type
Regular

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Responsible for supplier sourcing, contracts and supplier relationship management to transform business requirements into competitive supply market solutions. The position will be responsible for leading strategic sourcing projects from start-to-finish , including process steps such as vendor research, category/market research, market index analysis, data analysis, baseline development, RFP development, bid management, negotiations, offer analysis and scenario development. This will involve performing complex data analysis to identify new sourcing and other cost optimization opportunities in order to generate cost savings for categories managed. This role will also be involved in post-bid management, which includes activities such as spend analysis and vendor management; will be responsible for supporting all sourcing related activities and companywide commitments including the review, negotiation, and acquisition of the targeted spend categories. He / she will manage multiple RFP events at a time, as well as support ad-hoc sourcing inquiries. Required to work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to identify, facilitate, optimize, and execute the purchase of these spend categories within the organization. Potential categories include commodities, professional services, office supplies, equipment, business process outsourcing, various marketing spend, and repairs & maintenance. Strategic Category Sourcing: * Develop long range strategic sourcing plans for assigned categories to reduce total costs, optimize value from suppliers, and meet internal customer requirements* Build relationships with key stakeholders in order to gather category requirements and specifications from departments, category, and subject matter experts* Clearly define service level expectations and requirements to assess current supplier community and recommend new suppliers who can add value related to new sourcing opportunities* Drive cost savings through regimented procurement strategies and processes* Identify and implement system solutions and best practices that optimize indirect sourcing and procurement work practices Drive Strategic Sourcing / RFP Process Execution* Work with business owners to capture product and service specifications for RFPs* Conduct detailed market and vendor research and is able to communicate these findings through meaningful research summaries* Develop and manage project timelines and lead meetings* Develop RFPs and create complex bidding spreadsheets* Manage RFP processes with minimal support, start-to-finish, for simple-to-medium complexity projects (to include market research, RFP development, management of bid communications, manage stakeholder involvement, etc.)