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Sourcing Associate

  • Location: Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 19 September 2021

​​Job Description:

Description:

  • Leads/supports execution of sourcing projects in collaboration with Procurement category owners and sourcing managers. Major responsibilities and accountabilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of and/or issue Master Service Agreements and SOWs for legal review and approval

  • Support and/or lead execution of procurement plans depending on category/project complexity

  • Assist with identification & screening/selection of potential sources and recommend appropriate sourcing method

  • Assist with preparation of competitive go-to-market events (request for proposals, solicitation of bids, quotations and proposals) with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions and legal clauses

  • Evaluate proposals, assess risk and recommend overall best offer for a service

  • Perform GAP analysis on various agreements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required Finance, Supply Chain, Science, and/or Engineering

  • 2-4 years of work experience

  • 1-3 years in Indirect Procurement Services Category

  • Experience in evaluating the market, assessing suppliers, contracting and financial analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to partner with and manage internal stakeholders at all levels within a highly matrixed organization, working across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams

  • Must have contracting experience

  • Experience negotiating commercial agreements

  • Must have Ariba experience

Requirements:

  • Understand Indirect Service requirements and translate them into Indirect sourcing projects including RFx’s, RFS’s, Master Service Agreements and Statements of Work

  • Work collaboratively with Business Partners, Category and Functional Leaders to achieve strategic objectives

  • Develop and review master service agreements and statements of work

  • Contract Negotiation and Development – ability to negotiate and draft Commercial Terms and defend Legal Terms on standard internal template for Commercial Services

  • Build, maintain and enhance relationships with leading suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Leads in development and evaluation of supplier Request for Information/Proposal/Solution including ensuring comprehensive requirements and specifications, pricing models and contract terms are included

  • Lead and manage the full RFx process from development thru contract execution

  • Evaluate competitive offerings to determine the overall best offer for goods or services

  • Negotiate and/or issue contracts, amendments, and attachments obtaining legal review and approval of a contract when required

  • Facilitate and lead appropriate contracting processes

  • Manages multiple, complex projects independently

  • Aligns Procurement goals with client’s business objectives

  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to implement appropriate Change Management. Processes

  • Drive sustainable/substantial cost savings and value beyond savings for Customer Engagement category

  • Utilize e-Procurement tools to manage sourcing projects

  • Operate as trusted advisor by providing procurement insights and subject matter expertise to internal stakeholders

  • Manage selected internal and external relationships with suppliers, cross-functional and/or multi-functional teams

  • Strong analytical and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment is required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel (advanced)

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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