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Sourcing Procurement Specialist (REMOTE)
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL
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Jacksonville, FL
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The position of Sourcing Specialist requires talented, experienced, professionals with good business acumen, legal acuity, product knowledge, project management and organization skills. These skills, combined with a suite of competencies designed to successfully navigate the enterprise and vendor community, are necessary to produce well-constructed, mid-complexity solutions and contracts containing sound financials, balanced risk and measurable vendor accountabilities.

This is a 100% remote position.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with business leaders and peers to identify and conduct activities that generate cost savings and other value streams for the enterpriseMining contracts, spend data, industry data and business consumption habits/forecasts to develop an in-depth understanding and future-modeling perspective of the assigned category
  • Understanding key business drivers beyond price to determine the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Establishing, pressure-testing and presenting project plans and forecasts that support enterprise and department goals and objectives
  • Ensuring stakeholder buy-in and consistent activity updates for all projects
  • Ensuring timely and quality responses to business needs; ensuring adherence to department SLAs
  • Understanding and contributing to department policies and procedures
  • Acting as ambassador for the company’s image, culture, ethics and integrity
  • Developing standards, templates and processes that improve and streamline procurement workflows
  • Executing day2day tactical contracting activities while simultaneously identifying and managing strategic projects
  • Developing and conducting RFx events, evaluating supplier proposals, negotiating and contracting for goods and services
  • Developing and presenting findings and recommendations appropriately aligned to the audience (peer, business partner and executive)
  • Collaborating with legal, risk, security and other critical stakeholders to ensure consistent alignment and compliance
  • Ensure an objective, structured approach to solving challenges and evaluating alternatives

Requirements:

  • 6+ years related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strategic sourcing and procurement experience in Indirect Services
  • Experience drafting and negotiating legal supplier contracts (MSA and SOW).
  • Expert-level capabilities with MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with e-procurement and e-Sourcing systems.

Preferred:

  • Healthcare or Financial Services industry experience
  • Advanced project management training and certification (any of the following certifications are preferred)
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)

Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Procurement
Any100%
RFP
Any75%
BPO
Any50%
Microsoft Excel
Any50%
Microsoft PowerPoint
Any50%
Microsoft Word
Any50%
Sourcing
Any50%
Contract Negotiations
Any25%
MS Visio
Any25%
Project Management
Any25%