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Sourcing Analyst I
Ref No.: 17-09764
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2017 to 02/16/2018
Sourcing Analyst/ Buyer In Jersey city, NJ for 6 months contract
Job ID 17-09764

Job Description
  • Procurement Point of Contact – Serve as the first line point of contact to customers. Direct requests to proper sourcing channels.
  • Socialize and support procurement process with internal customers:
  • Assist customer in the preparation of business requirements documents that may be required to engage a third party supplier for products/services
  • Advise customer on mandatory due diligence activities required for a particular product or service e.g. acquisition of quotes / estimates or bids
  • Assist customer through the preparation and submittal of documentation requirements and identifying the proper sourcing / procurement method in accordance with departmental strategies
  • Provide quality assurance services to customer to ensure their requests are routed properly efficiently processed
  • Serve as single-point-of-contact for status and any follow-up activities – communicate status to customer
  • Procurement Systems SME – Role is responsible for using multiple procurement related processes and systems including, but not limited to PeopleSoft, Bravo, SharePoint and the departmental intranet site
  • Opportunity Assessments – in supporting various “buys”, associate seeks to identify opportunities to leverage purchases to achieve the best price and services from third parties on behalf of the company
  • Reporting – Role is responsible for creating and maintaining reports for the function (management and compliance reporting, spend and save reporting etc.).
  • Analytics – Role is responsible for developing and supporting Sourcing Managers to assess opportunities to yield savings and/or service improvements to the firm. Effort may include analysis of various data sets (spend data, utilization data etc..) and assisting in the development of business cases. Also responsible for analyzing the effectiveness of the AMER Sourcing group and seek continuous improvement.
  • Correspondence with RESG/ACH in Paris – Role will be required to collaborate with Sourcing in Paris (RESG/ACH) on systematic, reporting, compliance, engagement and other matters on behalf of the group.
  • Basic Office Applications, MS Visio, MS Powerpoint, MS Excel, MS Word, etc…
  • Experience with Procurement/Sourcing related applications
Prior Work Experience
  • Minimum of (3) years experience in a similar role (MIS, Systems Analysis, Systems Testing)
  • Experience with change management and process improvement
  • Experience in a sourcing or procurement organization – IT and non-IT preferred
  • Banking and / or insurance experience a PLUS
  • Required: Experience equivalent to a BS degree
  • Desired: B.S. in Business, Finance or other related field of Study

  • Required: English
  • Desired: French as a second language is helpful; other secondary language skill in Spanish or Portuguese is also helpful
Megha Verma | Team Lead- Talent Acquisition
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