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Principal, Strategic Sourcing

Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

*We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role*Qualifications - Bachelor's Degree required; Supply Chain Management preferred - 10+ years of progressive experience in procurement, specifically in the technology space including contracting, sourcing and negotiations for consulting services and goods - 6+ years Technology procurement experience - Successful track record in a large procurement organization - Supplier management and asset management experience - Proficient with Microsoft Office - Strong ability to build relationships and effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, including senior management - Process driven with strong analytical acumen - Strong negotiation expertise with an understanding of key contracting concepts and legal terms - Strong ability to translate business requirements into technology sourcing practices and business outcomesResponsibilities - Support the execution of strategic sourcing & business strategies in a collaborative team-based environment to achieve company goals - Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to drive sourcing transactions with the goal of achieving significant initial cost reductions while maintaining/improving product quality and enhancing supplier service levelso This includes RFx development, facilitation, scorecard, analysis, vendor selection, negotiations and issue resolution. - Identify and evaluate sourcing opportunities in alignment with strategic, operating and financial objectives. - Lead the negotiation and purchase of goods and services with a focus on the technology category. - Partner with internal business clients to ensure that purchased goods and services meet their needs. - Proactively seek ways to drive down total cost of ownership through competition and vendor relationships.Tagged as: ERP, IT, negotiations, procurement, sourcing, supply chain, technologyLet us help you explore new horizons. Just respond via our website , email , or phone . It's confidential. It's easy. These could be a few of the smartest keystrokes you'll ever make.

Keywords: REQUEST TECHNOLOGY, Chicago , Principal, Strategic Sourcing, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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