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Sourcing Manager

Company: Analysts
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Req #: 620319Job Description: Sourcing Manager Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois (Hybrid, onsite, remote) Position Type: Four Month Contract Job DescriptionMaintaining 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 forecastAnalyzing 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 QualificationsMinimum of 4 years of related experience with emphasis on IT and Marketing category managementExcellent communication and project management skillsDemonstrated problem solving skillsStrong influencing skills with issue mitigation mentalityAbility to manage vendor relationshipsEstablished track record of developing and managing vendor relationshipsExperience with an understanding of a service-based/SLA-based vendor delivery modelSolid knowledge of procurement systems/processes/toolsSkilled negotiatorGood knowledge of project management principles and techniquesSense 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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