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Strategic Sourcing Specialist in Minneapolis, MN at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The candidates submitted so far seem to have more of a purchasing background rather than Strategic Sourcing

Candidates do not seem to have the IT background needed for this role. The hiring manager is looking for a resource who has experience with RFP execution and contract negotiations for RFI and IT services / vendors.

• Understands and documents business requirements.
• Identifies and vets potential vendors.
• Negotiates price and terms for services, materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
• Formalize agreements according to company policy.
• Monitors vendor compliance with contract terms and product or service specifications.
• Identifies and realizes opportunities for cost reduction.
• Participates in internal control processes.

Highly desired:
Experience with RFP execution and contract negotiations
Knowledge of IT Network and/or Infrastructure

'Services' procurement experience
Strong IT acumen
Prior experience working in SAP systems