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Italian Senior Sourcing Analyst

Job Description

Senior Sourcing Analyst

An experienced sourcing professional who possesses excellent negotiation skills and develops sourcing strategies independently to optimally secure price, availability, and delivery. Also should showcase the abilities of a good team player, good client management skills and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and research trends in the industry as well as “Best Practices” and pursue and adopt these as appropriate for assigned commodity area.
  • Solicits bids, leads auctions, negotiates with suppliers, makes recommendations, qualifies and contracts with new vendor
  • Manage internal customer relationships by leading cross functional sub-category teams, developing deep category knowledge  and to aggressively track and improve non-compliance with preferred supplier(s)
  • Maintain good level of public relations with outside suppliers as well as a strong partnership with internal stakeholders
  • Manage and optimize functional sourcing support activities while ensuring adherence to clients corporate standards.
  • Draft and/or evaluate scorecards. Conduct complex suppliers performance validation events and drive improvement initiatives.
  • Conduct complex/adhoc supplier profiling and financial risk assessment. Should be able to do industry benchmarking and market intelligence reports independently.

Skills

  • Knowledge of project management and sourcing
  • Financial analysis and quantitative skills
  • Business acumen: Understanding how markets work
  • Change Mgmt. Skills: Effective influencer who can make persuasive arguments
  • Negotiation skills includes building eAuction strategies
  • Excellent  communication – written and verbal

Experience

Education:       Bachelor’s Degree (RQ)

Experience:     2-3 yrs. relevant purchasing experience

Proficiency:     Familiarity with Microsoft office suites, Outlook, ERP/ P2P systems knowledge(RQ)

Ref: 55562

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