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Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 279091/001_1552310490
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 11/03/2019

Job Title: Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager/ Category Manager
Location: New York, NY
Length of Contract: 1 Year

Job Details:

In this role, you will be responsible for the successful planning and execution of multiple Category Management projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sourcing and demand management strategies for various Professional Services categories of spend. The strategies fully leverage Company's spend across all divisions in accordance with Company policy and procedures, in line with Company standards and local Company stakeholder requirements.

  • Establish, maintain and develop a strong national, regional, and global strategic sourcing network and strong relationships with the internal stakeholder customer community to challenge existing practices, to drive for innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Act as a pro-active point of contact for 3rd party suppliers and internal stakeholders representing all Company functions and divisions.

  • Makes good recommendations based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment. Relates well to all kinds of people at all levels, inside and outside the organization.

  • Knows how to get things done through formal channels and informal networks.

  • Mentors junior staff members. Promotes departmental ideas and engages in departmental activities.

  • Effectively communicates and develops professional cooperation across the organization.

  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in, Business Administration, Marketing, Finance or related field.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Category Management and Strategic Sourcing working in/for large organizations or systems

  • Experience with project management methodologies and tools for large scale, complex projects.

  • Proficient use of project management, Excel, word processing, and spreadsheet applications.

  • A proven track record in driving complex, multi-functional projects and large change management initiatives, focused on measurable, compliance with requirements and client satisfaction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Business Administration or Master's in Science or Healthcare related field.

  • Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) or other recognized certification.

  • Experience in Category Management and Strategic Sourcing working in/for large health care organizations or systems

  • Experience with Six Sigma and or process improvement methodologies

  • Experience with enterprise SCM and Finance technologies, such as SAP, MSFT Dynamics, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, etc.

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