Procurement Sourcing Specialist

  • location: North Providence, RI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $50 per hour
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Procurement Sourcing Specialist

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is working with our client, a major financial institution on a Procurement Sourcing Specialist role located in Rhode Island. Our client is searching for a procurement specialist who focuses on indirect sourcing and some contract writing and red-lining experience. Experience with Ariba, Oracle, or SAP preferred.

location: North Providence, Rhode Island
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
Primary focus is to align with the business lines in a way that generates positive impact to them achieving their business goals, while optimizing value to the overall organization. Strong expertise in Digital Marketing would be welcome.

- Contribution to comprehensive commodity and sourcing strategies for strategic/complex negotiations. Ability to negotiate, including red-lining, all types of corporate transactions contracting including Agile contracting framework.

- Creating and developing strong working relationships with key internal and external partners up to Executive levels to play a role in strategic projects that support the commodity

- Collaboration and Leading cross-functional teams to execute sourcing initiatives including the competitive bidding process and contract negotiations

- Maintaining close relations with the industry supply base and industry experts with the objective to develop innovative solutions to complex problems.

- Utilizing analytical thinking and tools to identify new benefits generation; prioritizing projects to ensure demonstrated impact to the business

Experience and Skills:

- 5-7 years of relevant experience in sourcing and contract negotiation, preferable in highly regulated industry (Financial Services preferred), including managed services contracts, cloud services and SaaS deals.

- Experience in sourcing engagements using best practice 7-step sourcing process (or equivalent) with negotiation skills.

- Strong project management and analytics skills with experience in root cause analysis

- Knowledge of Ariba, Oracle, and advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint

Education and Certifications:

- Bachelor's degree in relevant field is preferred

- 5-7 years relevant experience

skills: Purchasing/Procurement
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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