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Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Ref No.: 18-11895
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Job Description: Contractor will lead specific categories in support of overall Global Procurement goals and objectives. Develops and implements effective global cross-divisional category strategies that are aligned with Business Unit objectives (cost, quality, risk mitigation, performance, etc.) and leverages opportunities across divisions, functions, and geographies. May need to maintain category expertise around all elements of a category. Leads together with GP supervisor Strategic Sourcing processes (RFI, RFP, Auctions, etc) in a very efficient manner. Utilizes current sourcing methodology and recommends final supplier selection. Leads contract negotiations and/or resolution of contract issues. Ensures contract execution and compliance with company Contract Policy in support of the division's assigned contract monitor. Identifies Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and Consumption and Specification Management (CSM) opportunities, and develops business cases for opportunities. Conducts periodic supplier performance reviews with key suppliers and internal colleagues.

Typical Education and Experience at this level is BS with minimum of 6 years of industry experience.

Strategy development (supply chain)
Working with internal business partners, presentation skills,
Six Sigma skills: must have sourcing, negotiations, contracts, IT Category experience and Category Management.