$80K — $100K *
IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist
This position will be assigned to work out of our home office in Bloomington, IL, or our Central Office in Minneapolis, MN.
COUNTRY Financial is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join the Enterprise Procurement Team. This position will partner with various business areas to implement strategic contracting initiatives that incorporate category and industry best practices. In this highly collaborative role, you will be part of a departmental transformation and journey that places Procurement as a trusted and valued partner.
This role is responsible for the company’s strategic sourcing activities. Evaluates and recommends sourcing events by analyzing enterprise and business area specific spend, end-user activity, strategic supplier partnerships and the marketplace. Issues requests for information and proposals. Evaluates bidder responses and makes commercial recommendations. Negotiates with vendors and suppliers to obtain best overall value agreements and determines if proposed contract changes and modifications are in the best interest of COUNTRY complying with company, state and federal rules and regulations. Manages supplier relationships and monitors contract performance. Works closely with internal business areas and stakeholders to assess internal requirements and supplier performance. Manages audit requests, contract dispute resolution, and overall supplier relationships. Leads supplier business reviews.
*This position is part of a job family. Placement will be determined by skills and qualifications of the candidate.
COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.
Valid through: 9/21/2020