Strategic Sourcing Consultant - Indirect Procurement

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Business Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 52 days ago

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As a Strategic Sourcing Consultant, you will help companies optimize business performance across the supply chain enterprise. In this role, you will work as part of the client's team, drive operational objectives, build internal capabilities, and transfer supply chain knowledge.

ATTRIBUTES OF CONSULTANTS WITH RGP

  • Respect for people and opinions and confidently offer your point-of-view with clients and among colleagues
  • A drive for proactively cultivating relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Optimism when faced with challenges and complex situations, coupled with the drive to solve client issues
  • Dedication to continuous improvement and development of your skillset and talents
  • A strong personal identification with RGP's values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Assist clients in supplier sourcing, negotiation, contract execution and relationship management, and use strategic sourcing best practices to meet established service and performance standards
  • Identify, develop and maintain strategic relationships with suppliers, including both direct and indirect materials across a variety of industries
  • Develop and execute category/commodity management strategies, supplier relationship management, negotiation, risk management and supply base performance management

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or a related field required; MBA, advanced degree or professional certification is preferred
  • 7-plus years of strategic sourcing experience with proven experience and subject matter expertise in various procurement categories
  • Experience developing and implementing sourcing strategies which yield measurable reductions in spend
  • Strong supplier relationship management skills and performance measurement monitoring experience
  • Excellent analytical skills, communication skills, business acumen, influencing skills, and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficiency in sourcing tools (i.e. Ariba, Coupa, SAP, Oracle) and analytical tools (i.e., MS Excel) required