Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst - Indirect

Chicago Permanent USD90,000 - USD125,000 per year
  • Highly visible role with ample room for career growth
  • Hybrid model - 2 days WFH weekly - Downtown Chicago Office

About Our Client

My client is a leader in their industry and employee over 2,000 people in Illinois and employ over 10,000 people in the US. They are a stable company that is continuing to grow with ample room for career progression. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a company that fosters professional development and internal career growth this could be the opportunity for you.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a strategic sourcing strategy for professional services categories.
  • Identify and engage with potential suppliers of professional services, and evaluate their capabilities and offerings.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers that deliver optimal pricing, terms, and conditions for the organization.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of services, resolve issues, and ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Monitor and analyze market trends and conditions, as well as supplier performance, to identify risks and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and requirements for professional services, and develop and execute sourcing plans that meet those needs.
  • Develop and implement best practices and procedures for sourcing processes and systems.
  • Monitor and report on key performance metrics, such as cost savings, spend under management, and supplier performance, to inform decision-making and continuous improvement efforts.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in strategic sourcing, procurement, or category management, preferably in the professional services industry.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, systems, and best practices.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in managing contracts and supplier relationships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with eSourcing tools and platforms preferred.

What's on Offer

Target compensation for the Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst is $85,000 - $125,000 + bonus.

Other benefits include;

  • Health and wellness benefits, such as medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as wellness programs and resources.

  • Retirement and savings benefits, such as 401(k) plans and pension plans.

  • Income protection benefits, such as life insurance, disability insurance, and paid time off.

  • Work-life balance benefits, such as flexible work arrangements and employee assistance programs.

  • Learning and development benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, training programs, and career development opportunities.

  • Performance and recognition benefits, such as performance-based incentives, bonuses, and recognition programs.

  • Other benefits, such as commuter benefits, legal assistance, and pet insurance.
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Indirect Procurement
Business Services
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Clayton Hamilton
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