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Procurement Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 310701/001_1559055957
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 28/05/2019

Job Responsibilities:

* Develop and deploy category sourcing strategies for various parts of the organizations (e.g. Consulting, Legal, HR, Travel & Entertainment, Fleet, MRO, Equipment, Facility & Professional Services, Contract Labor & Training Services, Operational Services, Informational Technology Tools & Equipment, etc.)

* Formulating regional / in-country / global sourcing strategies on key spend categories

* Executing on working capital turns improvement programs including inventory reduction and supplier payment terms improvements

* Develop, negotiate and execute contracts/agreements with suppliers that minimize TCO, improve quality, minimize supply risk and assure on-time delivery.


* 4-year Bachelor's degree in business related curriculum

* 5+ years of professional procurement experience related to indirect, commodity leadership, purchasing and/or project management, Supply Chain, Operations or Finance

* Cross functional project management experience, successfully implementing measurable improvements in the supply chain.

* Broad Supply Chain and TCO experience.

* Leading sourcing workshops

* Strong sourcing, supply management, and negotiation skills necessary including negotiating contracts and manage business relationships

* Skills such as Six Sigma (green belt), Root cause analysis etc., preferred.

* Effective leadership and facilitation demonstrated.

* Ability to influence and lead with and without authority in a highly matrix organization

* Ability to collect, analyze, and integrate information by leveraging appropriate productivity tools

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