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Senior Procurement Specialist

Company: Ascent Services Group
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Procurement SpecialistOakland, CA (REMOTE FOR CA RESIDENTS ONLY)1 Year Contract

  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred
  • Intermediate experience with MS Word and Excel
  • Preferred Certified Outsourcing Professional or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Manage relationship with business unit and act as a trusted advisor and provide leadership through sourcing strategy advice and consultation to best achieve the business strategy and objectives
    • Capture and aggregate business requirements for sourcing support requested
    • Build and execute procurement plan with Business Units
    • Analyze business unit demand and support overall capacity planning and alignment. Capture/Define demand forecasts and annual budget and provide supplier/market insights as part of business unit plans
    • Provide guidance to Business partners and seek alignment to influence spend and cost savings through vendor rationalization and driving economies of scale
    • Analyze the supply market to identify best sources for acquisition of goods and services
    • Manage RFx process - Manage vendor selection and qualification through a competitive bid process for goods and/or services
    • Lead, structure, and guide business partners on complex contracts
    • Research cost drivers and conduct industry analysis for the development of negotiation strategy. Conduct spend analytics.
    • Utilize contract templates and create contract draft documents that fully encompass the business requirements. Write and negotiate Statements of Work
    • Assist the Business in maintaining compliance with all Blue Shield policies regarding contracting and purchasing
    • Assist the Business to resolve vendor management issues such as vendor disputes and/or vendor termination. Facilitate vendor risk management, due diligence and on boarding activities

Keywords: Ascent Services Group, Oakland , Senior Procurement Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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