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Sr Purchasing and Sourcing Specialist in Sunnyvale, CA at Procom

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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Job ID: 255192

Sr Purchasing and Sourcing Specialist

On behalf of our client, Procom Services is searching for a Sr Purchasing and Sourcing Specialist for a contract to hire opportunity.   This person can be located in either Sunnyvale, CA or Dallas, TX.

Sr Purchasing and Sourcing Specialist Job Details

We are looking for an addition to the Procurement Sourcing Team to take responsibility for professional services purchases from key suppliers. An ideal candidate is someone experienced in “indirect” (or MRO) purchasing with deep experience managing a portfolio of categories in the area of services that include professional services, subcontractor services, repair services, market research, HR services, etc. 

Primary Day to day responsibilities: 
• Perform sourcing, negotiation, supplier selection and contract review within assigned supplier and commodity categories. 
• Review assigned purchase orders and contracts, negotiate costs and contractual terms prior to PO assurance and contract execution.
• Analyze and interpret data to identify cost saving opportunities and recommend sourcing strategy and contract award decisions.
• Develop sourcing strategy and conduct supplier negotiations with the capability to meet targets, manage concessions and deliver results.
• Manage supplier relationship and improve supplier performance. 
• Administer supplier contracts and maintain associated documentations and reports.

Sr Purchasing and Sourcing Specialist Mandatory Skills

• Minimum undergraduate degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance or related discipline required 
• MBA preferred, Procurement and Supply Chain Certifications a plus 
• Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills for effective dealings with internal stakeholders, executive team, suppliers and team members.
• 5+ years in Purchasing and Contract Negotiation. Experienced with developing request for proposals, soliciting bids, performing bid analysis, contract negotiation and contract review. 
• Recent experience with Oracle 11i Purchasing Module or similar ERP system is required. 
• In depth knowledge and experience negotiating a wide range of consulting agreements, subcontract agreements, statement of works including legal terms and conditions.
• Track record of successfully negotiating large national and global contracts resulting in significant savings.
• Expert level working with Excel, Power Point, and Word.

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Sr Purchasing and Sourcing Specialist Assignment Length

6 months with potential to convert to perm