Sourcing Specialist – Indirect Spend

Deloitte - Gilbert, AZ4.0

ContractEstimated: $78,000 - $98,000 a year
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Sourcing Specialist – Indirect Spend – USDC

Are you an experienced, passionate pioneer in supply chain sourcing and procurement – someone who gets excited about the possibilities of turning data into insights on a daily basis in a highly collaborative environment? Do you like that think-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

  • Strong understanding of source to contract, category management as it pertains to sourcing and procurement processes
  • Demonstrate category knowledge in one or more indirect/direct categories (e.g. IT, Telecom, HR, Marketing, Facilities, MRO, Professional Services, Travel, etc.)
  • Execute medium to large sized sourcing projects
  • Work with client stakeholder to understand and documents their requirements
  • Perform TCO (total cost of ownership) analysis and market research to develop robust sourcing strategies and recommendations
  • Strong ability to synthesize data into actionable insights, deliverables and robust sourcing strategies
  • Develop project plans and drive the execution of the sourcing strategy
  • Work with team and client stakeholders to identify improvement opportunities
  • Present project results including identified savings and recommendations to client executives
  • Address escalated issues to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Manage medium complexity negotiations and support contracting process
  • Support development category eminence, strategies and products/services to demonstrate Deloitte’s expertise and market presence
The Team

Our Supply Chain Networks team helps clients transform their value chains into competitive weapons. We drive efficiency, improve flexibility, and increase responsiveness through proactive insights and decision-making. We advise, implement, and operate transformational solutions that bring world-class supply network and operational capabilities to our clients. We provide operational know-how, digital technologies, advanced analytics, and industry-specific hybrid solutions to deliver unprecedented client value. Additionally, we improve operations, product, and material flow across the breadth of the value chain and create greater supply network synergy and value through M&A events.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or equivalent experience
  • 4-7 years’ experience in sourcing, supplier management, category management or industry environment with a demonstrated track record of results
  • Experience with one or more indirect/direct categories (e.g. IT, Telecom, HR, Marketing, Facilities, MRO, Professional Services, Travel, etc.)
  • Experience running strategic sourcing projects
  • Develop score cards and analyze sourcing results to guide client decisions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient working with MS Office suite (e.g. Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Understanding of product sourcing, materials purchasing and ability to work with clients on vendor management best practices
  • Previous work experience with sourcing event management using E-sourcing applications such as: Ariba, Coupa, Emptoris, Etc.
  • Must be willing to live and work in the Gilbert, AZ area
  • Must be willing to travel up to 20%
Preferred

  • Post Graduate degree preferred
  • Ability to deliver task assignments on or before deadlines
  • Experience with visualization tools such as: Tableau, QlikView, QlikSense, Perceptive, R, SAS, MS Visio
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to foster relationship with client stakeholders
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant prior consulting and/or industry experience
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