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Manager of Strategic Sourcing

Company: Ajilon
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity with an EXCITING client who is in need of a Manager of Strategic Sourcing. This role is a contract-to-hire --- They WANT their next permanent Rockstar to support their team, and this is a great way to get your foot in the door and prove why it is YOU!

Title: Manager of Strategic Sourcing
Start : ASAP!
Duration: Contract to HIRE!
Salary : Based on Experience
Location: Oakland - Hybrid Schedule

Job Responsibilities:
Conduct spending analysis and detailed market research to develop a sourcing roadmap
Lead supplier engagement processes including conducting vendor due diligence, RFx, negotiations, and vendor management across a variety of categories - with a focus on indirect categories such as Marketing, IT, Arena, and Facilities Operations
Assist in the development of award scenarios and recommendations for partner evaluation, consideration, and decision-making
Collaborate with business owners to develop accurate scopes of work
Support business owners in navigating downstream processes such as working with Legal
Support the execution of spend management projects, Such as savings, operational improvement, supplier consolidation or diversification, risk management, or improving spend visibility
Support the development of supplier programs and work with business owners during the transition
Work directly with the advancement of the company's diversity supplier program

Required Experience & Skills:
5+ years of experience with a strong focus in Economics, Accounting, Supply Chain, etc
Hands-on experience in strategic sourcing, vendor management, and/or supply chain
Proficiency in P2P systems and Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency in category management concepts, practices, and procedures
Significant experience in sourcing, contracting, and negotiating with key stakeholders

Keywords: Ajilon, Oakland , Manager of Strategic Sourcing, Executive , Oakland, California

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