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Freelance Sourcing Specialist

New York, New York 10010

Post Date: 05/15/2018 Job ID: 95916 Job Category: Sourcing

TEMP TO PERM SENIOR SOURCING SPECIALIST -wants strategic that has full cycle procurement experience from vetting suppliers to the rfp to the actual buying etc

Location: Both NJ/NY!

The position is responsible for leading and delivering enterprise- wide procurement and cost optimization opportunities, capturing cost reduction on Tiffany expenditures for indirect goods and services, and assisting the Manager, Global Procurement with the execution of procurement strategy and business process improvement

Lead the planning and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives using a multi-step sourcing process for prioritized indirect spend categories including Facility Services, Human Resources, Professional Services, Logistics, Business Process Outsourcing, Travel, Information Technology and other categories within the indirect space that may be defined

•             Develop category specification requirements and scopes of work that is consistent with business requirements and Global Procurement strategy

Utilize analytical expertise to deliver a comprehensive total cost of ownership assisting the business in delivering measurable cost savings. Develop multi-year cost reduction and cost avoidance strategies

Initiate and structure RFI's and RFP's. Participate in supplier negotiations

•             Develop negotiation strategies based on supplier proposals and spend analytics. Act as the lead negotiator within assigned categories. Manage supplier selection process and provide data and recommendations to ensure informed business awards

•             Develop and administer contractual agreements in collaboration with business and legal departments. Structure agreements to include all business requirements, statements of work and performance criteria

Identify continuous improvement initiatives. Monitor supply markets and assess opportunities resulting from new technology and product offerings. Keep abreast of business conditions, commodity price trends, currency movement and leading economic indicators that may affect category pricing

Provide oversite and coaching to analytic associate(s) on the indirect procurement team

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or Supply Management

Excellent math and analytical skills

Minimum of 3 to 5 years of strong category and general procurement experience

Experience in one or more of the following categories: Facility Services, Human Resources, Professional Services, Logistics, Business Process Outsourcing, Travel and Information Technology

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers

Strong relationship management experience

Experience leading all stages of a structured strategic sourcing process for indirect spend categories across multiple spend areas

Knowledge of Contract Fundamentals

Strong analytical background. Proficient in Microsoft and knowledge of Procurement tools

Abilty to interact with all levels of Management

Masters Degree, CPM or similar certification

Consulting or private equity background a plus

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