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.
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
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