Sr. Supplier Sourcing Consultant
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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 11/14/2016
New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONThis Sr. Supplier Sourcing Consultant Position Features:
? 6 month contract
Supplier Sourcing Consulting Corporate Real Estate - Procurement
Must have familiarity with the Design and construction industry and Furniture knowledge.
The person should be located in the NY/NJ area as they need to come into NYC periodically.
Will work and communicate with Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Furniture vendors, Artwork/branding vendors
Within the category of Professional Services, he/she would develop and implement strategies, policies and procedures to ensure that goods and services are sourced to meet the business needs. Advocates and communicates the value of strategic sourcing and emphasizes added value while assisting business partners in achieving their goals in the most cost efficient manner. Functional Responsibilities: ? Performs as subject matter expert. ? Works independently to develop procurement sourcing and negotiation strategies primarily for professional services. ? Advises clients and assesses their current and future business needs and expectations.? Reviews clients? spend levels, conducts cost/ benefits analysis. Partners with clients on strategy, contract negotiations and the purchasing processes. ? Ensures that business requirements are included in sourcing strategies and the statement of work. ? Skillfully sells and uses leveraged sourcing concept to generate new sourcing opportunities. ? Uses e-Procurement and e-sourcing tools to drive sourcing projects. ? Identifies and works with diverse vendors. ? Negotiates large dollar, very complex sourcing events to obtain the highest value in the commodities and services purchased. ? Develops commodity specific RFP?s and drives RFP analysis. ? Ensures that metrics and reporting requirements are included in all contracts. ? Assesses and reports cost savings, cost avoidance, lost savings, and areas of contract noncompliance to improve knowledge for future negotiations.? Performs other duties as required. Job Requirements: ? Bachelor?s or advanced degree ? 5 + years experience. ? Excellent interpersonal skills, organization skills, strong analytical ability, proven ability to lead teams in decentralized environment ? Experience creating and managing projects, contracts and requests for proposals in Ariba or another web-based procurement system ? Excellent communication skills ? oral and written ? Excellent presentation skills and experience ? Proven ability to deliver results in challenging environments ? Excellent PC skills, proficient in MS applications.
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