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Sourcing Manager

Company: Analysts
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 strong partnerships.
  • Analyzes historic category portfolio spend and demand drivers.
  • Conducting market research, as well as creating cost estimates and forecast
  • 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 features.Basic Qualifications
    • 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 relationships
    • 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 techniques
    • 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

Keywords: Analysts, Hoffman Estates , Sourcing Manager, Executive , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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