Title:  Sourcing Outsourcing & Offshoring Consultant

Location: 

Jersey City, US

Date:  Apr 6, 2021

 

Chain IQ is an independent, global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients. Chain IQ operates from its main centers – Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest – and is currently servicing more than 20 countries (including China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).

 

Chain IQ is growing! In order to provide our clients continuously with an excellent service, we want to further strengthen our team in Jersey City and are therefore looking for you!

 

Purpose: The candidate must have experience of the sourcing lifecycle process across a range of Outsourcing categories including ITO and BPO and capable of performing in a consultative capacity.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with business partners
  • Leading assigned sourcing initiatives (tactical and strategic), which vary in terms of scope and scale
  • Conducting market tenders and managing the evaluation across a cross-functional team to determine supplier selection
  • Understanding business requirements and shaping deals to meet those requirements
  • Calculating financial baselines, pricing models and future case analysis from client data for use in developing negotiation strategies.
  • Negotiating deals to achieve optimal commercial terms
  • Drafting contracts based on standard terms and conditions (including master agreements, task orders, change orders, amendments, etc.)
  • Building relationships with key suppliers
  • Maintaining market awareness for assigned categories and contributing to sourcing area plans
  • Adhering to the Chain IQ corporate standards, including using the defined sourcing tools and processes in delivery of sourcing initiatives, maintaining and managing contract data quality.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher)
  • Minimum 5+ yrs. experience with active contract and commercial sourcing negotiations across various outsourcing categories
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel and database analytic tools and sourcing systems
  • Proven capability running multi-million dollar sourcing projects
  • Experience with contracts and ability in contract drafting, with limited legal support
  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Client/stakeholder focus within the corporate environment with the gravitas to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, often to tight deadlines, and deliver results
  • Experience using SAP Ariba System
  • Professional team player - committed, motivated and flexible

 

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