High Level Position Summary
The Senior Sourcing Analyst supports the Sourcing Managers and Sourcing Director as they engage cross functional teams in enterprise-wide strategic sourcing initiatives. The Senior Sourcing Analyst assesses the elements of the spend category and helps to define, execute, and support the strategic sourcing and refinement of that spend area through extensive financial analysis and market research. Works independently taking a proactive approach in assigned commodities supporting the Sourcing team in ensuring Strategic Sourcing’s value commitment to internal business partners is met.
Senior Sourcing Analyst is also responsible for administering any/all sourcing programs that are within multiple functional areas. Includes, but not limited to, ensuring compliance against the sourcing process, making adjustments to existing programs to enhance profitability, efficiency, and/or controls, proactively making modifications to programs to address macro-changes in the business, acting as the main contact with external business partners.
Capable of leading simple Sourcing bids and being the direct liaison to a business unit. Responsible for assisting Sourcing Analyst in their daily activities when guidance is needed.
Responsibilities & Essential Functions
Education, Training, and/or Certifications:
§ Bachelors degree and/or equivalent years of experience
Years of experience, specific work or project experience, and industry experience (industry examples: Retail, Financial Services, Consulting, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum Required:High level examples include: Communication, Interpersonal, Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Analytical, Problem Solving, Innovation