Supply Chain Senior Sourcing Manager

Contract Position in Atlanta, Georgia

Post Date: 09/13/2017

Rate: 41.00 Hourly

Education Level: Not Specified

Reference: Job # 132868


Fortune 500 client in the Dunwoody area seeks a Sr. Supply Chain Sourcing Manager who will lead the development and provide the ongoing support for the corporate wide strategic sourcing and vendor rationalization program.  This position is responsible for the delivery and execution of strategic Indirect sourcing projects for the contingent labor category with specific focus on Marketing and Customer Care.  

This indivisual will provide comprehensive sourcing strategies that ensure the ''best value'' result is achieved within the Indirect category with focus on Marketing and Customer Care.  Will assist in establishing standardized and comprehensive contract management packages that comply with the Contract Department processes and procedures requirements and that also minimize any potential financial or contractual risks.  

The position will also engage suppliers by leading the end-to-end supplier selection and bidding processes across high value spend and continuous improvement processes.  Results and benefits will be measured across financial and operational dimensions, including price, quality and service.    

Responsibilities:

  • Drive competitive sourcing events and support contingent labor vendor selection process. 
  • Execute detailed base-lining and spend analytics within categories of ownership. 
  • Track ongoing compliance of continent labor category and drive escalation process for non-approved system spend activities. 
  • Assist Senior Category Manager in supplier escalation processes and supplier relationship management / issue resolution. 
  • Drive implementation planning and execution for identified purchasing opportunities within new or existing suppliers and solutions. 
  • Maintain knowledge of suppliers within contingent labor categories for opportunity identification and business case development. 
  • Drive special project opportunities within contingent labor categories (supplier and cost benchmarking and research, etc). 
  • Solicits formal and informal bids for requested services, taking into account price, terms, delivery, compatibility, total cost of the supplier's ability to meet their responsibilities. 
  • Optimize supply base moving towards a few strategic suppliers. 
  • Establish balanced scorecard selection metrics that extend beyond purchase price. 
  • Assist Senior Category Manager in implementation planning and execution for identified purchasing opportunities within new or existing suppliers and solutions. 
  • Serves as an agent to guide supplier diversity efforts by providing data monitoring, evaluation, status reports and program communication. 
  • Develops and implements Program standards, procedures, guidance and discipline. 
  • Identifies change management opportunities and develops recommendations. 
  • Responsible for facilitating meetings and presentations to senior leadership. 
  • Works with the contracts department to create agreements / contracts / standing orders with successful vendor(s), which contain the benefits (prices, service, technology, asset / inventory management, quality, etc.), using corporate contract templates or other approved methods. 
  • Negotiates contracts for strategic and large vendor contracts for the procurement of services. 
  • Implement multi-year strategic alliances with suppliers to leverage company wide volume, reducing the number of vendors to an optimum number.   

Qualifications:  

  • 8 + years of related business experience including a minimum of 2 years in strategic sourcing is required.  5 - 7 years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree. 
  • Experience successfully supporting a large-scale Program Management / Process Improvement / Integration initiatives resulting in organizational change. 
  • Solid analytic capabilities required. 
  • RFx experience required. 
  • Experience assigning and coordinating work of cross-functional team members to accomplish project goals. 
  • Advanced experience with MS Office (Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). 
  • Self-starter with ability to manage projects and relationships independently. 
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills through written or verbal communication with specific experience in management reporting and executive presentations. 
  • Proven ability to create and execute effective business plans. 
  • Solid business financial understanding and exceptional organization and analytical skills. 
  • Strong understanding of the Contingent Labor Category. 
  • Some travel required. 

Preferred:

  • BS / BA in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Human Resources, Operations or a related discipline. 
  • Understanding and demonstrated use Vendor Management System highly desirable. 
  • Top 5 consulting experience a plus. 
  • Experience in Marketing a plus. 
  • Project management experience and six sigma training preferred. 

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Supply Chain Senior Sourcing Manager

Contract Position in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Overview

Post Date

09/13/2017

Rate

41.00 Hourly

Education Level

Not Specified

Reference

Job # 132868

Fortune 500 client in the Dunwoody area seeks a Sr. Supply Chain Sourcing Manager who will lead the development and provide the ongoing support for the corporate wide strategic sourcing and vendor rationalization program.  This position is responsible for the delivery and execution of strategic Indirect sourcing projects for the contingent labor category with specific focus on Marketing and Customer Care.  

This indivisual will provide comprehensive sourcing strategies that ensure the ''best value'' result is achieved within the Indirect category with focus on Marketing and Customer Care.  Will assist in establishing standardized and comprehensive contract management packages that comply with the Contract Department processes and procedures requirements and that also minimize any potential financial or contractual risks.  

The position will also engage suppliers by leading the end-to-end supplier selection and bidding processes across high value spend and continuous improvement processes.  Results and benefits will be measured across financial and operational dimensions, including price, quality and service.    

Responsibilities:

  • Drive competitive sourcing events and support contingent labor vendor selection process. 
  • Execute detailed base-lining and spend analytics within categories of ownership. 
  • Track ongoing compliance of continent labor category and drive escalation process for non-approved system spend activities. 
  • Assist Senior Category Manager in supplier escalation processes and supplier relationship management / issue resolution. 
  • Drive implementation planning and execution for identified purchasing opportunities within new or existing suppliers and solutions. 
  • Maintain knowledge of suppliers within contingent labor categories for opportunity identification and business case development. 
  • Drive special project opportunities within contingent labor categories (supplier and cost benchmarking and research, etc). 
  • Solicits formal and informal bids for requested services, taking into account price, terms, delivery, compatibility, total cost of the supplier's ability to meet their responsibilities. 
  • Optimize supply base moving towards a few strategic suppliers. 
  • Establish balanced scorecard selection metrics that extend beyond purchase price. 
  • Assist Senior Category Manager in implementation planning and execution for identified purchasing opportunities within new or existing suppliers and solutions. 
  • Serves as an agent to guide supplier diversity efforts by providing data monitoring, evaluation, status reports and program communication. 
  • Develops and implements Program standards, procedures, guidance and discipline. 
  • Identifies change management opportunities and develops recommendations. 
  • Responsible for facilitating meetings and presentations to senior leadership. 
  • Works with the contracts department to create agreements / contracts / standing orders with successful vendor(s), which contain the benefits (prices, service, technology, asset / inventory management, quality, etc.), using corporate contract templates or other approved methods. 
  • Negotiates contracts for strategic and large vendor contracts for the procurement of services. 
  • Implement multi-year strategic alliances with suppliers to leverage company wide volume, reducing the number of vendors to an optimum number.   

Qualifications:  

  • 8 + years of related business experience including a minimum of 2 years in strategic sourcing is required.  5 - 7 years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree. 
  • Experience successfully supporting a large-scale Program Management / Process Improvement / Integration initiatives resulting in organizational change. 
  • Solid analytic capabilities required. 
  • RFx experience required. 
  • Experience assigning and coordinating work of cross-functional team members to accomplish project goals. 
  • Advanced experience with MS Office (Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). 
  • Self-starter with ability to manage projects and relationships independently. 
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills through written or verbal communication with specific experience in management reporting and executive presentations. 
  • Proven ability to create and execute effective business plans. 
  • Solid business financial understanding and exceptional organization and analytical skills. 
  • Strong understanding of the Contingent Labor Category. 
  • Some travel required. 

Preferred:

  • BS / BA in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Human Resources, Operations or a related discipline. 
  • Understanding and demonstrated use Vendor Management System highly desirable. 
  • Top 5 consulting experience a plus. 
  • Experience in Marketing a plus. 
  • Project management experience and six sigma training preferred. 

About MATRIX

Whether you are actively pursuing new job opportunities, or simply seeking market insight or career advice, MATRIX has you covered. At over $200 million in revenue, we offer access to top-tier client companies, value-added services and benefits that rival or exceed those of even our largest competitors. To learn more about how MATRIX is making your job search experience better, click the banner below or visit http://www.matrixres.com/infographic/index.html.

Please Note: Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.

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