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Sourcing Analyst - Buyer (Remote)

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2984

Our Partner is hiring a Sourcing Analyst (Buyer).  The Sourcing Analyst will partner with key stakeholders, business areas, and other internal partners to execute the sourcing process, implement cost reduction strategies and drive toward the successful implementation of business plans. This role leads sourcing, contract negotiation and vendor onboarding aligned to category strategies. The Sourcing Analyst regularly identifies opportunities to drive towards process simplification, standardization and other efficiencies.


What you’ll do:

• Conduct RFx, guides supplier selection process, and executes contracting process
• Supports contract review and leads negotiations
• Ensure that all purchases made adhere to policies and procedures
• Upholds internal and external policies, regulations and laws
• Leverage existing sourcing strategies for spend categories as appropriate and writes simple sourcing strategy for categories not managed by Category Leads
• Leads identifying best practices across processes and procedures. Identifies opportunities to improve processes
• May lead cross-functional teams to implement category strategies as directed by category lead or assigned category
• Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws


What you’ll bring:

• Demonstrated expert team facilitation, influencing, and communication skills.
• Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing and basic understanding of supply chain management.
• Ability to translate the identified requirements into clear, comprehensive, consistent, and mutually exclusive requirements.
• Highly effective listening, interpersonal, influencing, teamwork, and collaboration skills.
• Ability to comply with existing/quickly adapt to new processes within the organization.
• Strong interpersonal skills; Able to forge internal customer/ external supplier relationships.
• Service oriented.
•1-3 years related work experience in Procurement and/or Contract Management.





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