The CSI Companies is currently seeking a Strategic Sourcing Consultant (SME) for one of our National Clients located in Richmond, VA.
Supporting sourcing activities such as supplier negotiations and RFx activity.
Assist with business requirements gathering and the development of appropriate supplier specific sourcing strategies.
Work with Category managers in executing sourcing engagements aligned with defined strategy.
responsible for the business partnering, category management, strategic sourcing and supplier management of these areas. This individual should have Human Resource and Professional Services category experience; Contingent Workforce Program experience is a plus.
Exceptional understanding and application of Procurement principles, concepts, practices, and standards (i.e. effective negotiation, supplier relationship management, business partnering, supplier diversity etc.) along with an in-depth knowledge of industry practices.
Understands business objectives and translate those objectives into Procurement priorities.
Ability to establish credibility and influence with diverse audiences
Able to develop solutions to complex problems which require an in-depth degree of ingenuity, creativity and innovativeness.
Demonstrates excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work across functions, sites and geographies.
Must be able to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined Procurement policies and procedures.
Strong Strategic Sourcing and/or Commodity Management experience. professional services
Prior experience working closely with external suppliers/partners including; negotiations, RFI and RFP development, contract negotiations and contract development.
Experience with standardizing specifications; rationalizing supply base, reducing consumption, and lowering total cost of ownership.
Ability to manage multiple sourcing efforts with competing deadlines.
Experience leading formal requirement reviews to gather business requirements and develop appropriate supplier specific sourcing strategies.
Ability to develop and deliver presentations to include sourcing strategy, alternatives, cost models, etc. working with Category managers and others to achieve finalization and sign-off.
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