Junior Sourcing Manager
Provide strategic sourcing advice and leadership to material IT and Non IT deals. " Engage with departments to define sourcing strategy based on key categories. " Comprehensively review spends data and supplier rate data to proactively identify sourcing opportunities across BW. " Develop category strategies and supplier management methodologies for select sourcing categories. " Work with departments to identify supplier candidates, develop supplier specifications, prepare RFIs or RFPs, structure objective supplier scoring and evaluation methodology, manage supplier communications, evaluate supplier proposals, communicate selection decision to supplier, and manage negotiations. " Engage at Dept Head level and get in sync on strategies/commitments associated with sourcing techniques and levers. " Provide effective contract review specification & SLA deals as part of current CP process. " Be an excellent Bridgewater citizen. Position Requirements: " Creativity and problem-solving abilities " Conceptual, able to communicate with and influence management at the most senior levels of the company " Deep knowledge of sourcing and negotiating " Experience running categories of spend, including best practices, establishing strategies, etc. " Ability to build relationships and develop internal and external partnerships " Looking for the 3-5 years range of experience. No more than 7 years', as the manager wants someone who can be hungry to grow and is not set in specific ways of old teams/companies/positions.