Sourcing Manager

Eagan, MN 55123

Posted: 07/18/2018 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 16685
Sourcing Manager - Global Sourcing Manager
Eagan, MN

Pay Rate:  39/hr

This will be an ideal opportunity for a candidate with 5 years’ experience in a mid-sized company who is looking to take the next step working for a large, complex global organization.

The key elements of this role include building relationships with senior stakeholders, identifying new sourcing opportunities, negotiating and executing on these and putting in place contractual arrangements with suppliers. You will be working in a global team of other sourcing professionals, with presence in India (Bangalore), Brazil (São Paulo) and USA (New York and Eagan). 

Essential Functions
  • Work as part of the global IT Services / Technology Services category team 
  • Meet and influence stakeholders to build and win internal support on projects and initiatives
  • Assist in developing, implementing and executing sourcing category strategy aligned with the Technology / IT Services Sourcing group objectives 
  • Analyze spend from multiple sources and develop sourcing opportunities based on this data analysis 
  • Build relationships with business units to ensure savings opportunities have the appropriate sponsorship 
  • Lead sourcing projects and negotiations and sourcing engagements across the IT / Technology Services category 
  • Manage a project against a plan and objectives to ensure commitments are met by monitoring, assessing, and resolving variances in budget, timing or quality of work
  • Monitor and keep up to date with related category supplier specific business activities as well as the extended category industry 
Requirements, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years’ experience building a project portfolio by analyzing data, building an internal stakeholder network and executing on savings opportunities.
  • Experience tendering and negotiating IT services contracts
  • Excellent Excel (including pivot tables) and PowerPoint skills 
  • Fieldglass SOW, SAP and Ariba experience is beneficial 
  • Excellent communication, analytical, negotiation and organizational skills in conjunction with the ability to manage multiple projects.? 

Sourcing Manager - Global Sourcing Manager - 16685
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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