Sourcing Specialist

LogicSource

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
  • Website: logicsource.com
  • Company Address: 20 Marshall Street, Norwalk, CT, 06854

About LogicSource

LogicSource focuses exclusively on the sourcing and procurement of goods-not-for-resale, also known as indirect procurement, which typically represents 20% of client revenue and the greatest area of spending inefficiency. This includes complex indirect categories like Marketing, Packaging, Store Development & Facilities, Information Technology, Distribution & Logistics and Corporate Services.

Job Description

About the job

Sourcing Specialist

Norwalk, CT

 

LogicSource Overview

 

LogicSource is an innovative leader in sourcing and procurement services, we help companies increase profits through better buying. LogicSource® is owned and operated by an experienced group of global business veterans who came together under the common goal to radically change the way sourcing and procurement works. We’ve reinvented sourcing and procurement with an execution-based, fully transparent business model that ensures clients don’t spend a dime until they see results.

 

Our people gain exposure to projects and clients spanning a broad set of categories across multiple industries. Opportunities for getting involved, whether working across functions or learning a new category abound.

 

Our business model reflects our culture – radically different and rife with opportunity to make a difference. Our professionals enjoy the intellectual stimulation, challenge and satisfaction that only a sophisticated organization, coupled with relevant and meaningful business challenges to solve, can afford.

 

Position Summary:

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Sourcing Events Specialist. You will be a key member of our Customer Relationship Management team providing RFx Event management, Contract Administration and Bid Analysis support to one of Logicsource’s Fortune 500 client’s Sourcing organization. This role reports to the Managing Director of our Client and is based in our Norwalk, CT headquarters.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide Sourcing Support services to Category Managers from the Client’s Strategic Sourcing team that deliver cost savings while maintaining supply chain continuity and performance. Category areas this role is responsible for include but are not limited to:
  • Information Technology and Professional Services
  • Facilities Management for Corp Offices, Distribution Centers and Store Experience
  • Logistics
  • Marketing & Customer Experience
  • Corporate Services
  • Build, manage and execute RFPs, RFQ’s and RFI’s
  • Build out RFx source materials including specifications, schedule, Q&A and Evaluation Criteria
  • Communicate with potential participants, both incumbent and new suppliers,
  • Answer RFx related questions from suppliers,
  • Analyze RFx responses (Quotes, Proposals) and create recommendation documents to help the Sourcing Manager to choose final supplier(s).
  • Provide support to manage the contracting process on behalf of the Category Manager using the CLM (Contract Lifecycle Management) system
  • Help to build a best-in-class supply chain; cultivate and manage relationships with best-in-class suppliers.
  • Implement and adhere to the supplier management structure and process.

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Support Sourcing Managers by
  • Researching suppliers, contracts and transactions in ERP, CLM (Contract Lifecycle Management) and Spend Analytics systems
  • Pulling together summary data in preparation for a Contract project
  • Performing Contract Administration work in the CLM system (entering contract projects, managing approvals and e-signature workflows)
  • Data preparation work for analytics projects, often gathering data from different systems and integrating into a single dataset
  • Management of small projects
  • Communications with Suppliers
  • Providing first-rate customer service to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Other various administration tasks related to Sourcing & procurement

 

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • 2+ years of experience in financial and/or operations data analysis and reporting.
  • 3+ years cross-functional experience working in Indirect sourcing, procurement, and supplier management, preferably for retail store operations, with hands on experience developing RFIs, RFQs and RFPs for indirect goods and services
  • Direct client interfacing and account/stakeholder management
  • Experience working as a leader within virtual teams in a matrix environment
  • Experience within services industries (e.g., professional consulting, BPO, outsourcing), with a clear understanding of client relationship management
  • Strong problem solving and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to build relationships and gain credibility in areas beyond defined scope of work
  • Demonstrated ability to work within an evolving and dynamic environment
  • Strong organizational, communication, and project management skills
  • Procurement and/or procurement analytics experience is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of data analysis and reporting including the accurate sortation of complex data by category and the generation of detailed and summary level reports.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and data analysis techniques.
  • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse cross-functional team

 

Travel:

This position will require minimal travel

 

Hours:

This position will be providing support for a client located on the West Coast of the USA, so flexibility in being able to communicate with the client within the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm Pacific Time is a requirement.

 

Other Duties:

This Position Description is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities, and the employee is expected to perform other duties as necessary and assigned. The duties and responsibilities of this position may be modified at any time to meet changing business needs.

 

Job Details

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Management Consulting
  • Retail

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Supply Chain
  • Purchasing
  • Project

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