Deloitte Senior Sourcing Specialist - Indirect Spend in Kansas City, Missouri
S&O Senior Sourcing Specialist - Indirect Spend - USDC
Are you experienced leader who is also passionateabout supply chains and analytics someone who gets excited about developing smarter insights that bring about stronger outcomes in a highly collaborative environment? Do you like thatthink-tank feel and ability to share new ideas with your colleagues - without the extensive demands of travel? If so, consider an opportunity with our US Delivery Center we are breaking the mold of a typical Delivery Center.
Our US Delivery Centers have been growing since 2014 with significant, continued growth on the horizon. Interested? Read more about our opportunity below
Work you ll do/Responsibilities
Deep understanding of source to contract, category management as it pertains to sourcing and procurement processes
Deep category knowledge inone or more indirect/direct categories (e.g. IT, Telecom, HR, Marketing, Facilities, MRO, Professional Services, Travel, etc.)
Ability to execute on delivery of large sourcing projects end to end
Lead work with client stakeholders to understand, gather and document their requirements
Perform TCO (total cost of ownership) analysis and market research to develop robust sourcing strategies and recommendations.
Analyze and synthesize data into actionable insights, deliverables and robust sourcing strategies
Develop project plans and drive the execution of the sourcing strategy
Create, develop and manage trusted relationships with client stakeholders
Work with client suppliers to identify continuous cost improvement opportunities
Lead process discussion with client stakeholders to identify improvement opportunities
Present project results including identified savings and recommendations to client executives
Construct score cards and analyze sourcing results to guide client decisions
Act as the point of contact for internal and client stakeholders
Guide teams on best practices to address escalated issues to ensure client satisfaction
Manage complex negotiations and support contracting processes
Coach and lead teams of mid and junior level resources
Support development of category eminence, strategies and products/services to demonstrate Deloitte s expertise and market presence
From our centers, we work with Deloitte consultants to analyze, design, develop, and build solutionsto help clients reimagine, reshape and rewire the competitive fabric of their supply chains across industries.Our centers house a multitude of specialists, ranging from systems designers, architects, integrators, analytics experts, domain specialists to creative digital experts as well as cyber risk and human capital professionals. All work together on diverse projects from advisory services, advanced preconfigured solutions and methodologies, to brand-building and campaign management. We are a unique blend of skills and experiences, yet we underline the value of each individual, providing customized career paths, fostering innovation and knowledge development with a focus on quality. The US Delivery Center supports a collaborativeteam culture where we work and live close to home with limited travel.
RequiredBachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Business Process Management, STEM, Analytics, Information Technology, or equivalent experience 7-10 years of experiencein sourcing, supplier management,category management or industry environment with a demonstrated track record of results Deep experience with category knowledge in of one or more indirect/ direct categories (e.g. IT, Telecom, HR, Marketing, Facilities, MRO, Professional Services, Travel, etc.) Proven track record of success implementing and delivering large strategic sourcing projects Lead teams in the development of score cards and the analysis of sourcing results to guide client decisions Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strong leadership skills to mentor and team members on sourcing project execution Highly proficient working with MS Office suite (e.g. Excel and PowerPoint) Hands on experience with e-Sourcing tools such as Coupa and Ariba Must be willing to live and work in theOrlando, FL area Must have ability to travel up to 20%
PreferredM.B.A Degree Ability to mentor and lead project team members to deliver task assignments on or before deadlines Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment Strong project management skills Deep experience with visualization tools such as: Tableau,QlikView, QlikSense, Perceptive, R, SAS, MS Visio Ability to foster relationship with client stakeholders Deep business process design and analytics skills
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant prior consulting and/or industry experience
How you ll grow
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