Assist with development and implementation of Sourcing and Vendor Management framework including process, procedures, and controls; as well as implement and maintain procurement, vendor, and contract management software for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance to contracts
Work cross-functionality as a strategic partner to the Legal, Risk, and GRC functions to carry out necessary procurement, sourcing, and vendor management acitivities.
Perform category management and service stakeholders across the organization (Compliance, Tech, FinOps, People, Marketing, Comms, Sales, Corp Dev, Product/Project Management, etc).
Manage all aspects of procurement related activities, such as processing purchase requisitions, creating purchase orders, building and maintaining supplier relationships, RFPs, contract negotiations, service renewals, and monitoring quality and service.
Review and negotiate contracts/purchase agreements with vendors, subcontractors, and external clients
Place purchase orders, monitor open purchase orders, review and approve vendor invoices, and perform an important role in fixed asset management
Support the Vendor Management process including on-boarding, monitoring service/quality, issue resolution, termination, and off-boarding.
Identify and implement new opportunities for continuous improvement, cost savings, cost avoidance and proactively track progress towards these objectives
3-5+ years of sourcing, procurement and vendor/contract management experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, or another related field
Strong practical and demonstrated knowledge in all phases of sourcing, procurement, vendor/contract management (policies, procedures, practices, POs, management, etc.)
Effective Stakeholder Relationship Management skills including the ability to make and influence critical decisions
Experience with onboarding and management of Vendors including: contract review, quality control, issue resolution, service renewals, and termination/off-boarding.
Robust Category and Spend Management experience
Desire to learn and grow with a willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.