Strategic Sourcing Professional

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Source One has been retained by our client, a banking industry leader based near Chattanooga, Tennessee, to help them find a full-time permanent Strategic Sourcing Professional.  Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President/Group Director within a global team, this highly visible role provides frequent interaction with executive level stakeholders, and requires someone with a proven track-record of delivering value and driving strategy. 
What will I do?
  • Work closely with business owners, and subject matter experts throughout the organization to ensure that new requirements are sourced in a timely manner
  • Execute sourcing strategies specific to defined category in order to reduce cost and mitigate risk
  • Conduct RFX events, prepare bid analysis, present sourcing recommendations
  • Ensure proper control and consistent application of best practices across the enterprise
  • Ensure that the decision-making process is supported by technical and functional knowledge of the category and leading-edge analytical methods which encompass people, systems and financial measures
  • Collaborate with legal to ensure contracts follow the contract review and approval process per company policy
  • Analyze supplier contracts and recommend appropriate changes
Who should apply?
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or similar studies
  • 3-7 years’ in Procurement, Sourcing, Supply Chain, or equivalent work experience   
  • Strong negotiation, contracting, communication (verbal & written), influence and leadership skills
  • Proven skills to develop and implement sourcing and negotiation strategies
  • Ability to think strategically and perform financial analysis
  • Advanced PC skills required (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.)
How to Apply:
If interested, please apply on our web portal: Make sure to include your salary requirements. Please do not contact the hiring manager directly.
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