Labor Contract & Management Specialist, Waltham - N4381
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

Job Description

Strategic Sourcing Specialist Role in Waltham, MA 
Temp to Perm for right Candidate - 03/25/2019
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Key Skills
  • Labor Contract and Management experience
  • Consulting/Temp/Contractor contracts
  • Need to be quick in data gathering. 
  • Required sourcing experience, contract negotiations and vendor management
  • Travel experience that would be great, as long as you have strong sourcing events, strong on data gathering, analytics, etc.  
    Strong working knowledge of SAP, Oracle, Ariba & P2P systems, ERP required.

    Experience: An equivalent combination of education and extensive subject matter expertise along with procurement process experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education requirements listed above.
    The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, specifically in communications across a multi-national organization.
    The candidate should be proficient in planning, collaboration, and analysis.
    General Indirect Sourcing! 
    Global Travel Management P-Card Management 
    • Solid understanding of supplier markets, complexities, and has an overall pertinent vision of procurement needs and practices
    • Manages and administers contracts for corporate services/indirect spend across the organization
    • Maintains policies and systems and provides analysis regarding corporate services and indirect spend
    • With support of the Category Manager, work with Stakeholders to establish clear business needs, apply forward thinking skills to set long term category strategies
    • Able to execute operationally, complex sourcing activities
    • Manage the delivery of savings targets
    • Mastery of transactional sourcing activities
    • Understands sourcing processes, able to implement more than one option: RFX, e-sourcing or pooling

    Supplier Relationship Management
    • Actively focused on maximizing contract values, tracks and reviews its benefits
    • Encourages and rewards performance by suppliers
    • Holds suppliers to account for delivery using performance data and strategic business reviews (SBRs)
    • Demonstrates a collaborative approach in delivering business outcomes
    • Understands the broad range of environmental and social sustainability reporting
    Commercial Negotiation
    • Solid understanding of most contract terms and able to craft terms with legal and management support
    • Establishes a negotiation plan with clarity of desired outcomes, leveraging specialist support where appropriate
    • Basic understanding of adversary’s position, desired outcomes, and leverage
    • Able to involve stakeholders in negotiation preparations and events
    • Successful completion of professional negotiation coursework
    • 7-Step Sourcing Process knowledge 
    Procurement Process Management and Improvement
    • Able to identify the appropriate supplier performance measurements (KPIs)
    • Identify ways to build and improve on existing processes 
    • Typically improve process efficiency by 5-10% over a 6-12 month period
    • Obtain Six Sigma Green Belt or PEx equivalent
    Systems and Analytics
    • Demonstrates ability in working with multiple ERP systems: SAP, Oracle, Spend Analytics
    • Understands how to analyze large data sets and extract valuable information
    • Able to build quantitative models and support decision making
    • Evaluate and apply the concept of total cost of ownership (TCO)
    Market and Supplier Development
    • Solid understanding of criteria for alternative country sourcing 
    • Able to proactively identify how business needs may be met through alternative country sourcing
    • Basic understanding of supplier landscape, risks, and benefits in 1-2 global markets
    • Solid category strategy understanding and the ability to develop your own strategy 
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Waltham, MA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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