Strategic Sourcing Manager (Indirect Spend)
Strategic Sourcing Manager (Indirect Spend) - Atlanta, Georgia
Relocation Paid: Yes Will relocate from: Nationwide
Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: + bonus
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
DegreeRequired: University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4YearDegree -
Why is This a Great Opportunity?
Strong growth, industry leader, dynamic global organization!
Strong growth, dynamic global organization has an immediate need for a Strategic Sourcing Manager, (IT Category focus) at their HQ in northern Atlanta!!
This position will lead sourcing projects and assist in implementing strategic programs for the procurement of Indirect Services. Your annual spend sourcing projects will range to $100 million . This position will work with key functional and internal stakeholders to capture business requirements, develop the appropriate sourcing strategy, evaluate responses from the supply market and negotiate agreements that deliver best value . Duties include:
Conduct research and analyze the supply marketplace, maintain working knowledge of business trends including industry issues, cost drivers, global pricing, market conditions, and economic indicators.
Identify new and/or alternate sources of supply.
Participating in continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as Six Sigma, and other process improvement techniques.
Create thorough business requirements to incorporate in sourcing strategies and agreements.
Persuade and manage internal client sourcing project teams in a structure and disciplined sourcing process.
Conduct regular supplier business reviews with strategic suppliers that include supplier performance reviews, technology roadmaps, business growth strategies and supply market changes
Negotiate best price, quality, service levels and delivery terms for purchased products and services
Perform complex financial and cost analysis, projects and financial evaluations of bid proposals and supplier’s financial strength
Manage cross functional teams on multiple projects with wide category range.
MBA or Master's degree is a plus.
CPM or CPSM certification is preferred
You should have a minimum of 5years’ experience in an indirect Strategic Sourcing role with increasing level of financial responsibility
Be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and prioritize duties to meet deadlines daily with limited supervision.
Ability to interact with C-level executives and make presentations to that level
Proven negotiation skills
MUST HAVE INDIRECT SPEND EXPERIENCE SUCCESS IN EITHER:
IT category (Software, Hardware, Maintenance, Services, etc.),
HRcategory (Recruitment, Benefits, Temporary labor, Relocation, HRTechnology, etc.),
Telecom category (Voice, Data, Wireless, Internet, Equipment, etc.).
Marketing, Print category
Real Estate, Facilities Management category
Other categories not listed above
You must have strong and effective influencing skills and capable of gaining consensus. You should be able to effectively and efficiently navigate across the organization. Must be able to make the "tough choice" when confronted with complex decisions and demonstrate flexibility on resolving issues. Base salary of $100-120k + Bonus + paid relocation, strong benefit and retirement package and future career advancement opportunities!