Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Job Description

  • Act as the project manager liaising between finance, legal, vendor security, the business and any other stakeholders.
  • Partner with stakeholders to lead supplier selection activities including conducting RFI’s, RFP’s.
  • Perform benchmarking and drive other market intelligence activities.
  • Lead total cost of ownership analysis and cost modeling.
  • Partner with stakeholders to develop strategic sourcing plans / pipeline looking ahead 12 to 24 months.
  • Lead negotiation plan development including mapping out detailed approaches, fallback positions, and acceptable terms and conditions.
  • Lead contract and pricing negotiations.
  • Measure, manage and improve supplier performance against negotiated SLA’s and quality metrics.
  • Implement and lead regular supplier business review meetings.
  • Build strong and productive working relationships with stakeholders and business partners.
  • Expert in event contracting and negotiations, including hotel agreements, convention center agreements, Trade Show Sponsorship Agreements.
  • Knowledge of event categories
  • Ability to understand and grasp the market, technology, product portfolio, positioning and competitors in order to help support event strategy and tactics and to provide recommendations to the business owners.
  • Can work closely with the marketing event teams partnering to drive policy and process improvements to manage budget, planning and sourcing opportunities.
  • Demonstrated experience and achievement in sourcing solutions.
  • Expert negotiation skills with a proven track record of savings.
  • Experience managing global procurement responsibilities, using a strategic sourcing methodology, including: opportunity analysis and identification, supplier selection, risk and compliance evaluation, contract negotiation, and financial analysis.
  • Proven ability to drive positive change and build strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multi-functional teams.
  • Ability to both develop strategic sourcing plas and dive deep in contract details with a solid understanding of how contracts are structured.
  • Experience with supplier report cards and supplier management.
  • Self-starter who can build sourcing/procurement credibility within groups not accustomed to working with procurement.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • 7+ years’ experience in a Sourcing / Procurement role.

Company Profile:

Salary: Not disclosed

Industry: Accounting / Finance

Functional Area: Others

Role Category: Others

Employment Type: Full time