Strategic Sourcing Specialist
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Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Ref No.: 17-21086
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Large Company has a Contract Opporunity in Jersey City, NJ

• Reports to Director, Non IT Sourcing
• Develop and implement category strategies, in collaboration with internal business partners
• Deep dive spend analysis, contract analysis, process and workflow design and optimization
• Build relationships with key internal stakeholders and third party suppliers
• Achieve savings objectives
• Minimize risk throughout the supply chain
• Be a catalyst for positive change
• Lead negotiator with third party suppliers
• Develop and lead diverse, large, complex, enterprise sourcing initiatives and teams
• Familiarity w/S2P systems (eg Ariba, Coupa, etc)

What does your existing team look like?
6 ppl

For this position, what are the top skills candidates must possess?
  1. Understands Sourcing
  2. Excellent Communication both written and verbal
  3. Supplier Management
  4. Collaborator

How many years of experience are required to satisfy role requirements?
10+ years

Asset management folks with enterprise experience is a must. They need to understand a matrixed organization, client methodology, have strong presentation skills, RFP creation and decisioning process (not actual decision maker). Candidates should be very process oriented.