Strategic Sourcing Associate

Location
USA, Illinois, Chicago
Salary
US$70000.00 - US$75000.00 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
05 May 2019
Ref
BBBH7157.2
Contact
Michael Pham
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Consultancy
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Strategic Sourcing Associate

Title: Strategic Sourcing Associate

Industry: Consultancy

Location: Chicago

Salary: $70k - $75k + BONUS + BENEFITS

Contact Michael at m.pham@bramwithconsulting.com

A leading multinational Consultancy Firm are seeking a Strategic Sourcing Associate to join their Main Offices in Chicago. The Senior Sourcing Associate will be developing strategic sourcing and procurement solutions across the direct and indirect categories such as Finance, Logistics, MRO, Fleet and Professional Services.

Being able to work with different Senior Stakeholders across all industries, you will be able to tailor your strategic sourcing solutions around different corporate and industrial demands, giving you the maximum exposure for development. With this being a project based and target driven role, you will have the opportunity to achieve career growth and climb up the corporate ladder - the Directors' started here as Analysts, showing a strong culture for organic and internal growth.

As a Senior Sourcing Associate, you will be:

  • Developing sourcing and category strategies across indirect categories such as Professional Services, MRO, Logistics, Finance and Fleet
  • Conducting thorough analysis for spend, product and markets
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Negotiating contracts with new suppliers
  • Implementing cost saving plans for different clients across various Procurement projects

The requirements for a Senior Sourcing Associate are:

  • Experience within a Strategic Sourcing
  • A strong background within Procurement, preferably within Indirect categories such as MRO, Professional Services, Logistics etc
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills, with deep knowledge of Microsoft Excel and spend analytics
  • Experience within Consulting strongly preferred
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Adaptability when handling various Procurement projects for clients from different industries
  • A university degree, MSc highly desirable

This is an exciting opportunity for career progression and to become an integral part of the Procurement functions for many businesses, where you will be directly responsible for developing the strategy and direction for different major corporations.

If you possess the relevant experiences and abilities, within indirect spend or consulting, then please get in touch and send your resume to Michael at m.pham@bramwithconsulting.com

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