Do you enjoy driving operational efficiencies and realizing cost savings for your company? Do you like playing a central role for a company’s strategic procurement function? Our client is a mid-sized, privately held company in Greenwood Village, Colorado seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager. This Sourcing Manager will lead procurement initiatives across the company and establish procurement and sourcing processes and best practices. The organization is growing fast and needs a defined procurement function to support this growth. The ideal Strategic Sourcing Manager possesses at least 5 years in a strategic procurement position, has managed a variety of indirect categories, has set up processes, and can build relationships with diverse teams. If you’re looking for a chance to make a difference with relationship-building and operational efficiencies in mind, this position could be right for you.
Strategic Sourcing Manager Functions:
Develop and implement indirect procurement and strategic sourcing function.
Manage multiple categories across MRO, Real Estate, IT, HR, Marketing, among others.
Work with operational leaders to understand business processes and structure in order to make improvements.
Build and initiate relationships with internal stakeholders.
Execute RFP steps within sourcing process. Produce baseline, market analysis, current supplier analysis, build strategies, negotiate, write, negotiate and execute contracts.
Develop suppliers and conduct contract management.
Fulfill savings, process improvements and enhanced business terms.
Communicate across multiples departments to gain consensus for hard and soft cost savings.
Develop and implement new operational processes.
Use quantitative/qualitative skills to analyze and manage large quantities of data in order to understand trends and opportunities.
Work directly with suppliers to understand new and better initiatives.
Will develop, monitor and produce savings tracking methods and processes.
Establish and maintain supplier quality management system.
Strategic sourcing process to be applied across key areas of spend
Develop and deploy applicable technology solutions to sourcing activities and general business processes.
Strategic Sourcing Manager Qualifications:
5 years or more of strategic sourcing and indirect procurement experience
Experience in diverse set of categories, including real estate, MRO and CapEX, and professional services
Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
Experience establishing a procurement function or working within newer sourcing group, experience setting up metrics and processes within procurement required
Must have strong initiative to work independently with little guidance
Experience managing up, presenting to C-Suite
Six Sigma,/LEAN experience a plus
Open to balancing variety of projects
Problem solve with little or no direction.
Experience in process mapping a plus
This position is based in the Denver Tech Center. This is not a remote position. Candidates in Colorado will be assessed first.
If you are a procurement and sourcing professional and are looking to build something and be a part of a great team, please apply to this Strategic Sourcing Manager position in Denver, Colorado. Please apply here or at our website, ajilon.com. Not what you are looking for? You may also find other employment opportunities on Ajilon.com.
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