Sr. Sourcing Analyst

Location: Foster City, ca
Title: Sr. Sourcing Analyst
Location: Foster City
Position Type: Contract


The Strategic Sourcing Analyst will be responsible for development and execution of sourcing initiatives across Facilities and other General & Administrative spend. Collaborate with and influence cross functional teams. Responsible for conducting spend analysis, analyzing supply markets, identifying sourcing value levers, executing competitive RFIs/RFPs and leading supplier negotiations. Leverage eSourcing technology platforms when /where appropriate. Develop and execute implementation plans to ensure sourcing benefits are fully realized.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Strategic sourcing and vendor management
• Lead multiple simultaneous strategic sourcing initiatives, following a standard strategic sourcing methodology
• Identify key business partners and lead cross functional teams to develop strategies
• Provide rigorous analysis of spend data and industry dynamics to prioritize and launch sourcing initiatives
• Gather stakeholder and subject-matter insights/business requirements to ensure sourcing solutions meet business needs
• Identify process opportunities to increase efficiencies
• Manage the planning and launch of RFIs and RFPs
• Lead supplier negotiations
• Manage supplier selection and develop data analysis / requirements for informed supplier decisions
• Contribute to implementation planning and change management initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to collaboratively and positively influence suppliers, customers and internal team members.
• Able to manage and motivate suppliers and key constituent groups. Proven track record in developing and executing strategic plans, influencing skills, managing complex projects and leading collaborative relationships, in a cross-functional team environment.
• Bachelor's Degree in Business, or Supply Chain required; MBA preferred.
• Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in sourcing or related field.
• Commodity knowledge, preferably in the Facilities and HR space. Must have a clear vision with a representative track record of sourcing in an extended enterprise environment; is familiar with indirect spend categories and capable of sourcing effectively.
• Working knowledge in the continuous improvement process; knowledge of regulatory requirements as it relates to suppliers and supplied products.
• Experience in planning and leading contract negotiations.
 
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