Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Job Req #: 620319Job Description: Sourcing Manager Location:
Hoffman Estates, Illinois (Hybrid, onsite, remote) Position Type:
Four Month Contract Job Description
- Maintaining strategic sourcing relationships and developing
- Analyzes historic category portfolio spend and demand
- Conducting market research, as well as creating cost estimates
- Analyzing and calculating costs while developing cost reduction
strategies in alignment with business objectives.
- Creates collaborative partnerships with business stakeholders
to plan and execute procurement activities.
- Manages and assists Business partners in the selection of
vendors through the RFx process.
- Negotiates with vendors to minimize spend; ensures that vendor
contract rates are at or below market values.
- Audits vendor spend against forecasts, procurement governance
and policy, and business needs.
- Structures SLAs for vendor agreements in concert with business
stakeholders and procurement policy.
- Represents the organization on projects and may perform in
project leadership role.
- Works under limited supervision and exercises sound judgment
within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate
actions when accomplishing objectives.
- Applies a broad range of theories, concepts, principles, and
methodologies to develop assignments involving complex
- Minimum of 4 years of related experience with emphasis on IT
and Marketing category management
- Excellent communication and project management skills
- Demonstrated problem solving skills
- Strong influencing skills with issue mitigation mentality
- Ability to manage vendor relationships
- Established track record of developing and managing vendor
- Experience with an understanding of a service-based/SLA-based
vendor delivery model
- Solid knowledge of procurement systems/processes/tools
- Skilled negotiator
- Good knowledge of project management principles and
- Sense of urgencyTristan Liebrock Technical Recruiter
Ascent(720) 798 4719 **If this is not a fit for you or you are not
interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral
Bonus! We look forward to hearing from you! About Ascent: The
Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology
staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is
providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise
clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services,
Healthcare, Technology and Life
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