Project Mgr - Sourcing

  • location: Ashburn, VA
  • type: Contract
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job description

Project Mgr - Sourcing

job summary:
We are looking for a Project Manager to support a Sourcing team.l

The scope of products supported includes, but is not limited to, resale of New Products and Services in the following technology areas: Security, Cloud, Contact Center, Internet of Thing

 
location: Ashburn, Virginia
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
A key aspect of this PM role is building collaborative relationships with our internal business partners as well as strategic relationships with our suppliers.

- Help support and drive all aspects of complex strategic sourcing process including but not limited to taking lead stakeholder calls for New Contract requests,

- Work with Business POCs to initiate high level scoping of contract requirements calls

- Timely project and contract status updates to Business POCs and Leadership

- Develop Program Schedules for Complex Business Programs and identify ownership, reach consensus, meet milestones and complete contracting by business partner required dates.

- Manages supplier relationships, effectively maintaining positive and ethical working relationships.

- Stays current with Product supported technology and services offered to our Customers and understands Sourcing Best Practices.

- Collaborates closely with key business partners to understand their priorities and challenges; assess their needs on an ongoing basis; and manage their expectations. Earns the business partner's respect and serves as a Trusted Advisor.

- Effectively work with internal Sourcing team to update Team Tracker and communicate priorities and pushback to Business POCs as needed

 
qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or 2-4 years of work experience.

- Project Management experience in a complex multi-project and multi-geography environment.

- Strong analytical skills.

- Experience developing resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity.

- Strong interpersonal and client service skills.

- Strong team leadership skills.

- Self-motivated /self-starter with ability to work independently.

- Strong oral and written communication skills with experience in influencing others

Even Better if you have:

- Vendor Management experience.

- Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute

- Experience in Sourcing or Procurement

- Knowledge of Strategic Sourcing processes, policies, and procedures

- Exposure to contract negotiations to include business, price and technical terms

- Experience leading and/or participating in CFTs

- Exposure or support Security, Cloud, Contact Center Technology.

- Exposure to Professional Services / Resale environment would be ideal

 
skills: Project Manager

Sourcing

client service skills.

Vendor Management

PMP

Sourcing

Procurement


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