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Category Sourcing Expert (CSE)
Ref No.: 18-04300
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 06/24/2018 to 12/29/2018
Team looking to convert to FTE as early as 3 months
NOT a purchasing position - not looking for procurement professionals

Telecommunication's Supply Chain Services is transforming and expanding the Global Strategic Sourcing Group and seeks dynamic Sourcing Professionals with strong experience in Sourcing, supplier negotiations, data gathering and analysis, and managing client and supplier relationships.

This Category Sourcing Expert (CSE) position plays a lead role in supporting Telecommunication's cost savings and revenue generation business goals for the Contact Center Category. Key aspects of this role include, but are not limited to:
Experience in contract administration with a background in researching and reviewing contracts for accuracy, content and concerns.

JOB TITLE: Category Sourcing Expert

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or four or more years of work experience
• Experience with competitive bids and RFPs as well as direct negotiations.
• Knowledge of Strategic Sourcing processes, policies, and procedures.
• Experience in contract negotiations to include business, price and technical terms.
• Experience in drafting contract documents.
• Experience in call/contact center - customer-facing call center
• SOW/Change notice and RFX experience

DESIRED SKILLS:
• Project Management in complex multi-project and multi-geography environment.
• Working knowledge of Sourcing Best Practices.
• Strong interpersonal and client service skills.
• Strong team leadership skills.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Experience in data analysis and supplier assessment.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or four or more years of work experience

Nice to have:
• Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) or Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM).
• Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM).
• Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.