The Squires Group

Category Sourcing Manager, Junior Level

US-VA-Springfield
Job ID
2017-8372
# of Openings
1
Category
Miscellaneous

Overview

Our client is one of the leading utility companies in the Washington, DC Metro area.  They have a unique opportunity for a Junior-Level Category Sourcing Manager to join their team.  As a Category Sourcing Manager, you will be part of the Procurement Office, working with internal and external customers to identify sourcing processes for designated categories.

 

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging organization that is highly focused on results. This opportunity is located in Springfield, VA.

Responsibilities

  • Risk Management evaluation
  • Contract management and trend analysis
  • Evaluate and analyze suppliers and coordinate legal review of the contracts
  • Facilitate the development and review of specifications, statements of work (SOW), performance terms, and Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Evaluate offerings to determine the overall best value for a product/service
  • Responsible for thorough sourcing and contract management
  • Maintain communications with stakeholders, keeping them informed of any necessary changes to the specifications/terms of service with the supplier/contractor

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Project Management or related field
  • 5+ years of strategic sourcing experience
  • Working knowledge of contracting principles, including contract drafting, legal documentation, price analysis and negotiation
  • Microsoft Office capability
  • Solid communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Utility or Energy Industry experience
  • Six Sigma training or certification
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Interaction in a team environment 

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.

 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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