Senior Sourcing Advisor - Professional Services

Dallas Permanent USD90,000 - USD125,000 per year
  • Strategic Sourcing Position
  • Career growth and development opportunities

About Our Client

Insurance Industry

Job Description

  • Coordinates the highly business critical implementation and transition processes of specific indirect categories.
  • Promotes continuous improvement in the procurement organization and in the other areas of the organization related to procurement.
  • Establishes company-wide specialized product/service contracts and related procurement policy; communicates and influences stakeholders to ensure compliance with new contracts/ policies.
  • Actively coaching and mentoring new and more junior resources on Procurement tools and processes, organization and culture, and best procurement processes
  • Proactively identifies, develops, and executes sourcing strategies so that the business will receive the most cost-effective pricing and best service.
  • Develops strategic sourcing process by partnering with users to define specifications and requirements. Assesses requirements and creates standards by matching corporate needs to products.
  • Provides and negotiates recommendations to internal groups and establishes standards for products.
  • Creates and leads cross-divisional category/sourcing teams and project and communication plans that drive towards milestones and goals.
  • Analyzes markets and assess risk, gathering intelligence on fundamental conditions and technical information that affects the commodity.
  • Manages supplier relationships and deal processes, including the bid process, supplier negotiations, etc.
  • Manages the contract and award process, including the negotiation of the business terms of the contract.
  • Coordinates routine implementation and transition processes of specific categories.
  • Rationalizes and consolidates the supplier base, gaining economies of scale in sourcing.
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders across various departments.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

College Degree in Business or Finance, or 6 years of relevant experience
4-8 years of experience in strategic sourcing and contract negotiation
PC proficiency to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint Preferred
Expert knowledge of strategic sourcing principles
Effective team leadership; strategic thinker who is energized by change and impact.
Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Extensive experience in project management and contract negotiation.
Self-sufficient on all projects with ability to lead projects without much leadership guidance

What's on Offer

Excellent compensation and benefits package.

Gail Ireland
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Indirect Procurement
Business Services
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Consultant name
Gail Ireland
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