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Senior Global Sourcing Consultant Job in New York

  • Location:
    New York , New York
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Senior Global Sourcing Consultant Job in New York
Professional services – expecting a peek interest at the end of the year. This person will validate the contract with the contract owner for AIG. The contracts will be based on Infrastructure consulting, HR recruitment activity, Agreements, small single letter engagements. The
Sourcing associate would eliminate any legal language, stand on their own and be able to draft any sourcing drafting, cap scanning, negotiate them out of the SOW. We have a legal team they can refer to at times but this person needs to be legally self sufficient to review and understand legal terms. This is a High paced role and involves a high turn around role with projects. They need to have excellent organizational skills, be able to work in Ariba and in Fieldglass. We need someone that will take the work seriously.
Position Description
The Sourcing Associate will be responsible for negotiating contracts with vendors, according to corporate policies and procedures. Sourcing Associate will thoroughly diagnose client business needs, apply category best practices, collaborate with legal counsel, and lead contract negotiations that maximize customer value while mitigating risk. Sourcing Associate will draft statements of work which incorporate agreed upon business terms such as deliverables, pricing, SLAs, specifications, etc. Generally involves independent judgment and analysis of significant issue identification and resolution. Key responsibilities and job duties include:
• Close communication and collaboration with client business stakeholders to secure a thorough understanding of client business needs for the supplier relationship.
• Lead negotiation of business requirements for routine through complex vendor engagements
• Draft statements of work, change orders, contract amendments, etc. which incorporate all agreed upon business terms
• Apply Category best practices and collaborate with Category/Sourcing Managers on negotiation strategy as needed
• Perform in depth analysis of existing contracts or proposed contract amendments against client business needs, draw conclusions, prepare comprehensive summaries, and present back to the client in a concise manner
• Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements
Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
• Excellent communication (written and verbal)
Negotiate contracts and draft contracts which describe negotiated and agreed upon business terms with third party vendors
• Comprehensive knowledge of typical corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvement to established policies and to communicate implementation procedures to others
• Expert knowledge of purchasing contracting concepts and processes, including deep understanding of contract business terms and working knowledge of contract legal terms.
• Strong analytical, collaboration and communication skills
• Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues
• Excellent internal and external negotiation skills
• Strong customer service orientation including demonstrated issue resolution and relationship management skills
• Ability to quickly master AIG contracting processes, terminology, political environment, systems and unique requirements by various business groups
• Solid decision making ability using available facts in sensitive client situations
• Mastery of various project documentation and tracking systems
Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is preferred
• Minimum 3 years’ experience with responsibility for sourcing and/or negotiating agreements on a regional scale
If you think you are a great fit for the Senior Global Sourcing Consultant Job in New York then please apply today!

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