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DATE ADDED: Mon 17/02/2020

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Chantilly, VA, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description Job : 1043123 Strategic Sourcing Analyst/Specialist We have an immediate opportunity for a Strategic Sourcing Analyst in Germantown, Maryland or Chantilly, VA. The ideal candidate can perform strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills, including but not limited to quantitative (financial and non-financial) and qualitative analysis of internal and external data to support the development and execution of business improvement strategies. The Strategic Sourcing Analyst is responsible for fact-based research and in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis to support the development and execution of new category, strategic sourcing, and supplier relationship management initiatives. Research would include gathering internal and external data and documentation; budget forecasts and operating plans; economic and market trends; and supplier performance. This position is responsible for analyzing data to identify trends, creating and interpreting fact-based reports, and supporting the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement teams in developing and executing strategies to achieve operational and financial excellence, mitigate risk, and improve supplier performance. Job Summary Gather and analyze quantitative and qualitative information from multiple internal and external sources to perform the following: Provide analytical support for strategy documents, RFPs, and analysis of contract performance. Support Category Sourcing Lead to scope and manage the delivery of analytical projects Assist in the data and documentation collection required to aid Strategic Sourcing activities. Create reports with both conceptual analysis and quantitative findings to recommend opportunities for enhanced value. Generate reporting on supplier performance metrics and scorecards. Actively participate in the development of long term strategic plans. Provide as needed support in the execution of new projects, strategic sourcing activities, supplier evaluations, and performance reviews. Ensure contract compliance by suppliers through the tracking of cost reduction/efficiency projects. Research and assist in the resolution of issues relating to invoices, rebates, discounts, pricing, and other contractual issues. Develop and implement models to quantify and report value realized through sourcing improvement initiatives. May be required to perform other duties as assigned or as needed. Minimum Requirements Possess a Bachelor's in Business, Supply Chain, and Management or in a technical discipline and experience in the field of Contracts and Procurement, equivalent to 3 or more years. Demonstrated ability to develop recommendations that translate detailed information into succinct findings and action plans which are supported by in-depth insights including longer-term implications of alternatives Conduct complex analysis and recommend strategies or policies to drive continuous improvement. Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills are highly desired with additional proficiencies in the use of other Microsoft Office tools including Project and Visio. Experience in supporting supplier sourcing and RFP. EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178. - provided by Dice