The ideal candidate is a self-starting strategic sourcing professional who can pick up and run with their assignments. You are a problem solver who is always looking for places to improve, is curious, and excited by the work in the field of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement. You are a true team player to learn, share, teach, and grow with the team. You are comfortable with ambiguity and understand that collaborating is a key for top results.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for writing, reviewing, analyzing, modifying and negotiating contractual documents to achieve acceptable quality levels.
Develops and nurtures close partnerships and relationships with internal stakeholders and leadership teams to support, advance, and propel key business goals and strategies.
Assists in strategy development, competitive bid processes, contract negotiation, supplier management and risk assessments.
Maintains stakeholders updated spend reports via Tableau which serves as the single source of truth of supplier spending data for NRECA. Performs detailed analysis of spending and other financial data to glean opportunities to control cost, manage demand and rationalize the supplier base.
Creates and maintains procurement dashboard reports that incorporate analysis of financial and procurement systems and other sources to ensure timely updates to management in support of business and financial planning as well as decision making activities.
Utilizes Excel and other resources to develop functional reports that support procurement strategy as well as planning and analysis by extracting data from Workday Sourcing and Tableau and organizing data by expense category, department, expenses by project, data on purchase order completion, new supplier onboarding and other key metrics as needed by the department.
Maintains the accuracy of procurement systems and supplier records by collecting required documents such as W-9's, NDA's, BAA's, and communicating with new suppliers to ensure a smooth transition to the new business relationship with NRECA.
Drive and support process improvement related to overall sourcing and procurement processes.
Provide guidance to internal stakeholders on procurement and sourcing processes.
Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and proven problem-solving skills.
Assists on complex special projects and other assignments as directed.
Provides ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed.
Direct Reports to this Position:
Formal Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management preferred or Business Management, Finance or similar degree. Institute of Supply Management certification preferred.
5 - 7 years of procurement and supply chain experience.
Experience in project management, contract administration, and/or supplier management a plus.
Experience within a best-in-class supply chain function, source-to-settle applications and procurement systems management strongly preferred.
Experience with the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a plus.
Experience of insurance and financial services is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required(as demonstrated by prior work experience):
Knowledge of commercial procurement methodologies.
Knowledge of procurement systems (Workday and Scout), source-to-settle applications, policies, day-to-day procurement operations, procurement procedures and performance metrics.
Ability to use Microsoft Office tools at the master level (Excel, Word, Power Point) in the day-to-day essential duties of the job.
Ability to work independently, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities while paying attention to detail under tight deadlines and heavy workloads.
Ability to understand established processes and procedures, and ability to recognize and interpret deviations.
Ability to communicate complex financial information, both verbally and in writing, with a diverse membership, employees and/or vendors in a clear and precise manner as demonstrated by prior work experience.
Ability to operate various office equipment such as personal computer, copier, printer, fax machine, 10-key adding machine, and multiple line telephone.
Essential Physical Requirements :
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
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This position requires full COVID-19 vaccination.
The preceding job description has been written to reflect management's assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
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