Sourcing Analyst

Infotech Sourcing - San Francisco, CA

Job Title: Sourcing Analyst

Duration: 7 months W2 ( possible conversion)

Location: San Francisco, CA

The Technology Sourcing Contractor negotiates business partnerships by leveraging market intelligence and your own experience as a sourcing and/or legal professional.

You’ll navigate across the Company to negotiate hardware, software, and services contracts and renewals of up to $500K in value per contract. Candidates will be responsible for executing on high-volumes of transactional work by working independently in ambiguous environments. A sense of urgency, attention to detail, and a collaborative work ethic is essential.

Responsibilities:


  • Negotiate complex technology contracts and licenses

  • Use financial modeling to predict contractual impacts and for leverage in negotiations

  • Improve purchasing compliance to IT procurement policy and category strategy

  • Reduce cycle time on IT hardware and enterprise software order fulfillment

  • Optimize contract terms and savings opportunities

  • Understand supply and demand and routinely conduct research to stay informed of market conditions

  • Assist business partners and sourcing teammates with supplier selection, price negotiation, and bid evaluation processes

  • Liaise with Legal to negotiate terms of contracts between the supplier and the business

  • Participate in negotiation strategy development and the competitive negotiation process including execution of NDAs, SOWs, MSAs, etc.

  • Communicate regularly and proactively with business partners and other stakeholders

  • Provide input and data analysis on the sourcing process, spend management, and benefits

  • Build relationships and effectively partner across varied functions with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, agencies, and colleagues to influence change

Experience:


  • 6+ years of professional experience in management consulting, strategic sourcing, law, or supply chain – including experience working on software, SaaS, hardware, and services contracts.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a related discipline; MBA, JD, or advanced degree advantageous, but not required.

  • Understanding of supplier base, market trends, pricing models and contract structures

  • Risk and financial modeling skills

  • Project management experience and Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask and maintain performance by adapting to change

  • Demonstrated skill in planning and leading negotiations

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written skills

  • Ability to A "can-do" approach with demonstrated high-levels of motivation



Posted On: Monday, August 5, 2019



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