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Strategic Sourcing is responsible for the development and execution of sourcing strategies to leverage relationships across the enterprise to achieve best total value. Includes category management strategies and execution, supplier relationship management, negotiation, risk management and supply base performance management. Successful candidate will be required to have the knowledge, skills, abilities and experience to design and execute strategies in a global environment.

  • Assisting in development and creation of Category Strategy for IT Services Category - Application development & Integration.
  • Sourcing Strategy - Source requirements from 3rd Party Services suppliers.
  • Project Managing Sourcing Process - stakeholder management, establish requirements,
  • RFx, contract negotiation, supplier selection, approvals and savings.
  • Leading global cross functional teams through the sourcing process.
  • Ensuring that sourcing strategy’s result in and generate roadmaps of savings and value streams, and where appropriate, innovation opportunities.
  • Ensuring that agreements reflect Verizon’s needs globally.
  • Market Intelligence - Monitoring of internal customers and supply markets for changes that may impact the sourcing strategy.
  • Executing supplier relationship management activities for key assigned suppliers within the assigned category’s, with oversight regarding supplier relationship management.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Strategic sourcing experience.
  • Experience in Procurement.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Strong negotiation skills and cost management practices.
  • Written and verbal communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced matrixed global environment.
  • Project Management in complex multi-project and multi-geography environment.
  • Proficiency with SAP, Microsoft and Google Suite applications

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