Sourcing Specialist II

Houston, TX 77073

Posted: 05/21/2024 Industry: General / Other - General Job Number: 13701 Pay Rate: 48.95-48.95

Job Description

WE ARE HIRING! We are seeking a Sourcing Specialist II in Houston, TX for a Remote Setup. In this role, you will be responsible for providing strategic sourcing support to the Digital Technology Sourcing Team working with suppliers that provide Digital Technology related products and services. APPLY NOW!

Essential Responsibilities:

You will establish relationships by building trust with internal stakeholders and third-party suppliers, then develop/execute strategies for each transaction in order to achieve business outcomes. You will lead and have responsibility for negotiations and sourcing initiatives for the Digital Technology staff and team.

  • Drive global sourcing strategies in alignment with the company s Digital Technology requirements
  • Partner with Sourcing and DT leadership to ensure all commercial requirements capture desired cost, performance, service, and business outcomes
  • Develop & cultivate mutually beneficial relationships and strategic engagements with key suppliers and stakeholders
  • Plan and assist Commodity Leaders with technology related negotiations across the company, and managing category spend
  • Partner with Senior Commodity Leader(s) to negotiate all needed contracts, including: hardware, software (& SaaS), or professional services with an emphasis on software contracts
  • Collaborate with appropriate finance, compliance, and legal subject matter experts in the negotiation and execution of contracts including Master Services Agreements Software License Agreements, Cloud-technologies including SaaS contracts, Master Product Agreements, Statements of Work, and Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Bachelor s Degree from an accredited university or college and a minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Sourcing (OR High School Diploma / GED and a minimum 8 years of experience in IT Sourcing or IT Program Management)
  • Adept at Office tools including Excel, Word, PPT and other workplace tools necessary for data analysis and contract review
  • Previous Software sourcing experience with a large company.
  • Experience with Cloud agreement.
  • Previous oil and gas experience a plus.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to work independently in a high volume, global environment
  • Ability to use Ariba and other ERP systems on day 1
  • Experience with RFQ and RFP development, implementation and execution
  • Highly organized and resilient
  • Able to flex as business priorities change
  • Proven ability to quickly learn processes for Buy to Pay and Source to Buy
  • Proven strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated results-oriented team player
  • Demonstrated professional oral / written communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong customer focus and relationship management ability.
  • Proven strong project management skills
  • History/knowledge of supplier base consolidation

RightStone is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in Company operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors, coworkers, independent contractors and other third parties.

Join OUR team. Be part of our family of contractors and consultants. That is what we sell. Experience our one-on-one recruiting model, our dedicated onboarding and HR team, top of market operations team, and be a part of a company with one the highest retention rates for contractors in the US staffing market.

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