Role details

Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Chicago   •   USD90,000 - USD115,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Join a new team and lead development of operating processes from ground up
  • Global content leader delivering up to 30% of ALL web traffic

About Our Client

Our client is a global leader in Content Delivery Network services and has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN- delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic.

Job Description

  • Support the company's objectives to provide transactional efficiency and consistency, and to develop a framework for spend analysis and supplier management to better manage the cost and value of goods and services on a global basis.
  • Provide oversight of the process of developing agreements with suppliers, and in supplier qualification.
  • Identify future sourcing opportunities, defining and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives across the supply base
  • Identify opportunities for supplier sourcing initiatives and category analysis. Initiate sourcing initiatives, category analysis, and category strategy development and execution as appropriate.
  • Manage supplier negotiations

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of eight years of experience in procurement or strategic sourcing analysis.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in supplier management and negotiation.
  • Proficiency in analysis of large-scale transactional data to identify opportunities for cost savings.
  • Ability to gather and analyze business and financial data and formulate effective plans and targets.
  • Strong project management skills, able to define, organize, and manage work expectations.
  • Experience with indirect procurement.
  • Experience in supplier qualification and supplier relationship management processes.
  • Proven ability to communicate and influence others at all levels of the organization.

What's on Offer

  • $90,000 - $115,000 base salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive base salary and bonus structure
  • Excellent health and dental benefits
  • Flexible time off

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