IT Strategic Sourcing Procurement Specialist


  • IT Strategic Sourcing Procurement Specialist

Job Description

***We are unable to sponsor for this permanent full-time role**

***Position is bonus eligible***

Prestigious Financial Company is currently seeking a IT Strategic Sourcing Procurement Specialist. Candidate will support the execution of strategic sourcing & business strategies in a collaborative team-based environment to achieve company goals. Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to drive sourcing transactions with the goal of achieving significant initial cost reductions while maintaining/improving product quality and enhancing supplier service levels. This includes RFx development, facilitation, scorecard, analysis, vendor selection, negotiations and issue resolution.


Identify and evaluate sourcing opportunities in alignment with strategic, operating and financial objectives. Lead the negotiation and purchase of goods and services with a focus on the technology category. Partner with internal business clients to ensure that purchased goods and services meet their needs. Proactively seek ways to drive down total cost of ownership through competition and vendor relationships. Additional Responsibilities Include:
Negotiate agreements that deliver value to our stakeholders ensuring service, quality and added value maximizing the supplier’s capabilities
Drive ideas that will optimize year-over-year total cost of ownership
Lead the development and management of RFx’s
Maintain awareness of best practices in the marketplace and implement appropriate changes
Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
Collaborate effectively across organization levels, functions and lines of business to realize procurement goals and objectives
Negotiate contractual agreements with consistent commercial terms satisfying regulatory requirements per policy
Continuously update department policy and procedures, training guides and implement process improvements


Proficient with Microsoft Office
ERP system experience
Bachelor’s Degree required; Supply Chain Management preferred
10+ years of progressive experience in procurement, specifically in the technology space including contracting, sourcing and negotiations for consulting services and goods
Successful track record in a large procurement organization
Technology procurement experience (minimum 6 years)
Supplier management and asset management experience
CPM or CPSM preferred