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Sourcing Manager III

  • Location: Overland Park
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 09 June 2022


  • At least 5 year relevant experience required; Responsibilities may include leading sourcing activities of moderate complexity, and providing support for complex or strategic initiatives.

Lead sourcing activities of moderate complexity:

  • Define commodity and supplier strategies - Adopt best-practice commodity management and strategic sourcing processes.

  • Track category performance relative to targets, and conduct supplier reviews for assigned suppliers.

  • Communicate clearly with procurement leadership, business stakeholders and team about strategies, contracts, and project updates.

  • Provide coaching to junior staff, as needed Provide support for highly complex or strategic initiatives;

Assigned tasks may include:

  • Analyze supply market and current supply base -

  • Build business case - Build RFx and auction -

  • Negotiate contract provisions -

  • Track and report category performance against targets -

  • On-board suppliers -

  • Conduct supplier performance reviews -

  • Monitor contract execution -

  • Forecast demand - Identify and recommend future sourcing opportunities

Target hire date:

  • ASAP as this is a backfill for an FTE who is retiring next Monday.

  • Role will be an NTW, with the possibility of conversion.
    No approved expenses.

  • Optimally, the candidate will be able to show up on campus (most preferred is OP, but the net must also include Frisco and Bellevue)

  • We are open for extension or conversion, depending on business needs and fit of individual.
    Candidate needs to have strong project management and follow up skills, contracting skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

  • The person also needs to have sourcing experience and understand the sourcing process (i.e. Issuing and managing RFP’s, RFI’s, etc.) Nice to have would also be to have experience with Ariba. Other than that, the ‘gotta have’ is the experience or expertise in contracting and sourcing.

  • This position directly interacts with peers in Procurement, and professionals in Legal, Risk Management, and Supplier Enablement (for negotiating and papering contracts).

  • They also interface with project owners in business units such as Tax, Audit, Accounting, Marketing, Product, and Technology Services, as this position provides sourcing and contracting support based on those business units’ requests.
    Candidate will be working on consulting/professional services master agreements and statements of work.

  • This category of spend encompasses ALL client business units.

  • Candidate will be supporting the Procurement Team in sourcing, negotiating, and contracting procurement agreements with consulting and professional services suppliers.

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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