Sourcing Specialist

Sep 28 2021
ALTRES Office |Honolulu|Full Time, $38.00 - $46.00 / hour
Job Description

Well known company is in need of a highly qualified Sourcing Specialist to assist them through the end of March 2022. This role will lead and manage high-level sourcing initiatives including evaluating suppliers, handling the bidding process, and negotiating contracts.

Hours

Full-time, Monday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Location

Airport Area, Honolulu, Oahu

Pay

$38 to $46 an hour

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage sourcing initiatives in alignment with category strategies and business initiatives.
  • Perform RFx process and negotiate contracts for advanced, or non-standard, or complex business and supplier engagement models.
  • Work directly with business unit leaders to influence sourcing strategies and selection.
  • Drive value through executing sourcing initiatives according to and aligned with category strategies and business priorities as assigned by the Sr Manager.
  • Define the sourcing strategy for unplanned spending.
  • Lead the sourcing process according to the standard sourcing processes, including development of RFx packages, supplier evaluation, contract negotiations and authoring.
  • Perform bid analysis independently, make sound recommendations for source selection and appropriately challenge stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor?s degree and 2+ years of strategic sourcing experience negotiating goods and services contracts with values of at least $2M is required.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to drive Year over Year (YoY) savings.
  • Ability to run RFx events independently and understand how to maneuver and flex to variations in supplier and stakeholder management throughout the RFx process.
  • Highly detailed oriented, analytical and organized.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable working with computers.