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Global Vendor Sourcing Manager

Oakland, CA 94612

Posted: 08/25/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 579163 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Global Vendor Sourcing Manager
6-month contract
Location: Remote


Must Haves:
  • Minimum 5 years of Procurement/Strategic Sourcing experience. 
  • Experience depth with Source-to-Contract and Procure-to-Pay Practices.
  • Experience using Procurement and Sourcing Tools such as SCOUT, COUPA, Oracle, etc.
  • Contingent Workforce experience or knowledge
  • Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) experience
  • Fintech experience
  • Bachelor's degree

Job Description:

Exciting career opportunity for a Global Vendor Sourcing manager based in the United States (Remote) with contingent workforce industry experience.  This is a chance for a highly motivated individual with professional experience in procurement/strategic sourcing and capable of both hands-on individual contribution and thought leadership. The role will focus on driving adoption and efficient use of the source-to-pay process through system optimization and proactive partner outreach along with sourcing management, contract management, and negotiation support where applicable.

The role will use your procurement and sourcing and industry aptitude, internal stakeholder customer service and data analysis skills to support global teams through the source-to-pay process, driving RFP’s, and supporting contract negotiations to optimize our spend. The position will report to the Head of Procurement.  We ask that you have a continuous improvement philosophy, strong relationship building and management skills, and ability to share thoughtful education with key stakeholders while maintaining receptiveness with key collaborators on best practices and market trends.

  • Establish partnerships with key stakeholders aimed at identifying, understanding and fulfilling their requirements.
  • Review incoming and ongoing vendor engagement and contract requests. 
  • Support Business Stakeholders around the Globe through the source-to-pay processes, procedures, and policies.  
  • Collaborate cross functionally with Legal, InfoSec, Privacy, Finance, IT, Compliance, etc.  to help ensure new and existing vendors adhere to relevant requirements in these areas
  • Collaborate to conduct RFx, lead and/or actively support contract negotiation with suppliers and agencies; develop negotiation approaches, fallback positions and acceptable terms and conditions through contract completion and identify important benchmarks to measure contractual arrangements.
  • Support and influence negotiations with a focus on cost-reductions, spend-optimization, risk mitigation, and process compliance.
  • Ensure alignment with appropriate procurement, sourcing, and/or category strategy and corporate policies through continuous dialogue with category, procurement, and business stakeholder leads. 
  • Will be supporting business partners around the globe including the United States, Canada, Europe/UK, and Australia.
  • Minimum 5 years of Procurement/Strategic Sourcing experience. 
  • Highly experienced in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and possesses understanding of contingent workforce industry. 
  • Experience depth with Source-to-Contract and Procure-to-Pay Practices.
  • Superior relationship building, relationship management, and interpersonal communication and influencing skills.
  • Communicates effectively, listens carefully, and seeks and values different perspectives of others.
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience using Procurement and Sourcing Tools such as SCOUT, COUPA, Oracle, etc.
  • College degree preferred
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