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22 Jun 2022

Temporary Strategic Sourcing Specialist – IT Procurement Team

Hornet Staffing – Posted by Hornet Staffing Anywhere

Job Description

Job Type: Contract

Contract length : 07 Months

The position of Sourcing Specialist requires talented, experienced, professionals with good business acumen, legal acuity, product knowledge, project management and organization skills.  These skills, combined with a suite of competencies designed to successfully navigate the enterprise and vendor community, are necessary to produce well-constructed, mid-complexity solutions and contracts containing sound financials, balanced risk and measurable vendor accountabilities. Candidate must be a self-starter who requires minimal supervision in performing assigned tasks and has the ability to comprehend legal, financial and business concepts. Candidate will ensure that contracts and payment terms are negotiated in accordance with established Company contract administration policies and procedures, including all regulatory requirements. Prepares management reporting to summarize the status of contract negotiations and provides information to aid in management decision-making.
Essential Functions:
Essential Functions         % TIME
The essential functions listed represent the major duties of this role, additional duties may be assigned.

  • Very strong knowledge and experience with Statement Of Work, how to draft, review and analyze
  • Interacting and collaborating well with internal stakeholders from Legal, Compliance, IT, Sales, Marketing and other functional business areas, as applicable, to:
  • Influence across all levels of management, including executive leadership
  • Lead business requirement gathering sessions
  • Document and prepare comprehensive bidding packages
  • Represent Company as the single point of contact  with potential suppliers during the RFP process
  • Facilitate and lead onsite vendor presentations
  • Develop and facilitate the use of formal scoring matrices to support vendor selection 0%
  • Maintaining strict compliance with corporate policies and procedures relating to Business Ethics and Code of Conduct, in addition to the specific procurement regulations established by the Federal Government.

Managing continuous process improvement by:

  • Proactively identifying and taking action to improve the applicable procurement processes
  • Identifying opportunities to increase internal business partners’ education and alignment and acting on ideas
  • Using and analyzing data to support improvement opportunities
  • 0%
  • Utilizes professional specialized expertise in technical, legal, business, procurement and asset management disciplines for the acquisition of tangible and non-tangible assets              0%
  • Must be able to, with minimal supervision, determine the appropriate contracting approach to mid-complexity acquisition needs, as well as draft, present and negotiate all language within such contracts with stakeholders and vendors               0%
  • Must possess a good working knowledge and understanding of legal, risk and business implications of contract language              0%
  • Must be able to, with minimal supervision, accurately ascertain, manage the associated due diligence regarding, and contractually address the implications of FEP, CMS, State Group, HIPAA, HITECH, etc. requirements on any asset acquisition activity               0%
  • Must be able to develop well thought out acquisition and negotiation strategies and execute with accuracy and agility    0%
  • Must be able to articulate, defend and present contracting strategies and approaches (of both parties) with business stakeholders and management as necessary to gain support and buy-in on negotiating strategies and efforts  0%
  • Must be able to construct professionally written executive summaries which articulate, in summary fashion, the initiative supported by the acquisition, the strategy, negotiation highlights, inherent risks and benefits, and financial landscape of mid-complexity contracting efforts             0%
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments and achieve goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment         0%
  • Must possess computer skills with the ability to grasp other software applications required to perform job duties                0%
  • Must be detail and teamwork oriented with excellent organizational skills            0%

Total Percentage:            %0
The requirements listed below reflect the knowledge, skill, and/or experience required.
Required Work Experience:

  • 5+ years related work experience

Experience Details :

  • Successful contract negotiation experience in mid-complexity [Software],  [Hardware], [Technology related Professional Services], [Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)], [General Business Services] [Goods and Retail Products] acquisitions

Required Management Experience:
No supervisory/management experience required

Required Education:

  • Related Bachelor’s degree or additional related equivalent work experience

Additional Required Qualifications:

  • Requires strategic as well as tactical knowledge of the RFP/Process Improvement to promote a change in procedural compliance.
  • Understands principals of procurement and supply management
  • Proven ability to drive organizational change
  • Proven ability to influence across matrix and at all levels of management, including executive level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead cross functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively within an organization and diverse audiences
  • Solid contract drafting and terminology knowledge that includes understanding of subtleties of contract language, risk based language, contracting traps and pitfalls to avoid, document management and control, and legal acuity necessary to successfully negotiate mid-complexity contracts
  • For [Software], [Hardware], [Technology related Professional Services], possesses a good understanding of the IT Infrastructure related to computer hardware and software products to include servers, storage, networking, and software (including utilities, development and application)
  • For [Technology related Professional Services], [Business Process Outsourcing], [General Business Services], possesses a good understanding of human sourcing methodologies to include Consulting, Staff Augmentation, and in-sourcing
  • For [Business Process Outsourcing], possesses a good understanding of the business intricacies and details associated with establishing a BPO arrangement and accurately representing those details in the contract
  • For [Goods and Retail], possesses a good understanding of best practices for contracting to acquire goods for the organization as well as consumer products for resale or for distribution and fulfillment arrangements including  an excellent working knowledge of product liability issues
  • Ability to multi-task and handle several assignments concurrently while still meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, reviewing moderate to complex contract issues and recommending appropriate resolutions
  • Ability to comprehend complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity/Protected Veteran/Disabled Employer committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable culture for our employees and communities.

General Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary work:  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally to move objects. Jobs are sedentary if traversing activities are required only occasionally.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


How to Apply

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Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 87 days.

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