Sourcing Manager - Indirect Spend

Deloitte Digital   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 109 days ago

Are you experienced leader who is also passionate about supply chains and analytics – someone who gets excited about developing smarter insights that bring about stronger outcomes in a highly collaborative environment? Do you like that think-tank feel and ability to share new ideas with your colleagues - without the extensive demands of travel?  If so, consider an opportunity with our US Delivery Center – we are breaking the mold of a typical Delivery Center.

 

Our US Delivery Centers have been growing since 2014 with significant, continued growth on the horizon.  Interested? Read more about our opportunity below …

 

Work you’ll do/Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate leadership guiding teams on source to contract, category management as it pertains to sourcing and procurement processes
  • Manage teams on category knowledge in one or more indirect/direct categories (e.g. IT, Telecom, HR, Marketing, Facilities, MRO, Professional Services, Travel, etc.)

·       Lead multiple teams on the execution and delivery on delivery of large sourcing projects end to end

  • Validate efficiencies specific to TCO (total cost of ownership) analysis and market research to develop robust sourcing strategies and recommendations. 

·       Teach and mentor teams to synthesize data findings into actionable insights, deliverables and robust sourcing strategies

·       Mentor teams on the creation of project plans and provide insight on the execution of the sourcing strategy

  • Build maintain and manage relationships with key client stakeholders
  • Manage process for working with client suppliers to identify continuous cost improvement opportunities
  • Lead process discussion with client stakeholders to identify improvement opportunities
  • Schedule and lead presentations on project results including identified savings and recommendations to client executives
  • Create and explain score cards that provide in depth analysis on sourcing results to guide client decisions
  • Act as subject matter expert on all sourcing to contract activities for both internal and client stakeholders
  • Delegate action to teams to address escalated issues to ensure client satisfaction
  • Finalize consulting decisions by guiding teams through large complex negotiations and contracting process
  • Manage, coach and lead teams of sourcing resources focused on a specific categories
  • Create, develop and expand category eminence, strategies/services to demonstrate Deloitte’s expertise and market presence  

 

The Team

From our centers, we work with Deloitte consultants to analyze, design, develop, and build solutions to help clients reimagine, reshape and rewire the competitive fabric of their supply chains across industries. Our centers house a multitude of specialists, ranging from systems designers, architects, integrators, analytics experts, domain specialists to creative digital experts as well as cyber risk and human capital professionals. All work together on diverse projects from advisory services, advanced preconfigured solutions and methodologies, to brand-building and campaign management.  We are a unique blend of skills and experiences, yet we underline the value of each individual, providing customized career paths, fostering innovation and knowledge development with a focus on quality.  The US Delivery Center supports a collaborative team culture where we work and live close to home with limited travel.

 

Qualifications

Required

·       Master in Business Administration and orBachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Business Process Management, STEM, Analytics, Information Technology, or equivalent experience

·       10 years’ of experience in sourcing, supplier management, category management or industry Deep experience with category knowledge in of one or more indirect/ direct categories (e.g. IT, Telecom, HR, Marketing, Facilities, MRO, Professional Services, Travel, etc.)

·       Proven track record of leading sourcing teams to success implementing and delivering large strategic sourcing projects

·       Strong project management skills

·       Manage teams in the development of score cards and provide guidance on the analysis of sourcing results to guide client decisions

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       Strong leadership skills to mentor and coach sourcing teams on sourcing project execution

·       Highly proficient working with MS Office suite (e.g. Excel and PowerPoint)

·       Hands on experience with e-Sourcing tools such as Coupa and Ariba

·       Must be willing to live and work in the Orlando, FL area 

·       Must have ability to travel up to 20%

Preferred

·       Ability to mentor and lead multiple sourcing project teams to deliver task assignments on or before deadlines

·       Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment 

·       Deep exposure with visualization tools such as: Tableau, QlikView, QlikSense, Perceptive, R, SAS, MS Visio

·       Ability to foster relationship with client stakeholders

·       Deep business process design and analytics skills

  • 5 years of relevant prior consulting and/or industry experience