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Director, Procurement
Ref No.: 18-01748
Location: chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Everything Else
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, None, Vision Insurance
Procurement Director
This is a 8 Month contract assignment
Location:  Chicago, IL / Orange County, CA
Benefits:  ACA compliant offering available


Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university. Minimum of 10 years supply chain, sourcing, or purchasing experience. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports. Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions, preferably for services. Proven ability to influence stakeholders and implement sourcing strategies. Experience with e-procurement and contracts management technology platforms. Nice to have experience with Facilities Management industry or related services. Demonstrated experience with supplier rationalization. 

Responsibilities: 
Looking for 2 resources to lead strategic sourcing efforts in 2 regions - Chicago, Illinois & Orange County, California. The primary focus will be running strategic sourcing efforts to consolidate a fragmented FM services market across many client accounts. Develops, communicates and manages execution of sourcing strategies to support program, corporate, and client goals and objectives. Creates requests for proposals (RFP) and reviews bids. Creates contract, negotiates terms, and implements services. Establishes and maintains relationships with suppliers. Develops and implements regional strategies to optimize contract negotiations, contract renewals, invoicin and conducts visits to evaluate vendor performance. Resolves supplier performance issues. Manages and reports on related program KPI's and metrics. Provides support, coaching and leadership of other sourcing and procurement associates within the region. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. 

Comments/Special Instructions 
We need 2 people. One near Orange County, CA. One near Chicago, IL. 

To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Michael Zakaryan at Michael.Zakaryan@onboardusa.com and reference job # 18-01748
in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).

**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment. 

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