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BGIS Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager - 218551_45805162342_10-6289 in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12936778 BGIS is currently seeking a Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager to join the team in Southeast, US.

The Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager is accountable for the development and delivery of strategic sourcing plans for assigned categories. The position responsibilities include category planning and delivery and strategy development, leading opportunities assessments, competitive bids, supplier performance measurement and management, supplier contract development and implementation. The role also identifies and implements leverage opportunities across all accounts and achieves great efficiencies and cost savings. The Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager leads others positively exemplifying BGIS values.


Strategic Sourcing, Project Delivery Planning & Delivery

  • Engage stakeholders to understand business requirements.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement category plans.
  • Maintain in-depth and current category knowledge and strategic sourcing best practices and industry trends.
  • Provide category and strategic sourcing subject matter expertise.
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies that maximize value and mitigate risks to clients and BGIS.
  • Lead the review and measurement of the effectiveness of the strategy.
  • Contribute to the completion of other key initiatives as assigned.

Opportunities Assessment, Implementation and Competitive Project Bids

  • Lead and perform opportunities assessment activities and drives leverage across all client accounts.
  • Achieve improvements in operational efficiencies and cost savings as a result.
  • Manage end-to-end competitive bid process for assigned categories.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to secure optimum cost and maximum value.
  • Review and approve vendor set up and vendor information changes.
  • Develop and maintain standard templates for strategic sourcing documentations including but not limited to contract agreements, scopes of work, service level agreements, and letters of agreements.

Supplier Management & Performance Review

  • Lead the identification and implementation of performance metrics to measure supplier performance.
  • Monitor supplier performance measurement and management.
  • Report on supplier sustainability and supplier performance for assigned categories.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with suppliers.
  • Manage the negotiation, development, implementation, amendments, and monitoring of supplier contractual agreements.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor\'s degree in supply chain management, Business, Facilities Management, Construction Management, Construction Management, Engineering or other relevant field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Five years of experience in procurement or supply chain management or related field.
  • Advanced ability to build and manage relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Highly advanced influence, persuasion, and negotiation skills.
  • High degree of client service orientation, business ethics, and accountability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of typical mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and life safety systems associated to critical environments preferred.
  • Ability to quickly learn proprietary databases.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint.

Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation

  • Supply Chain Management Professional Designation preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty sa isfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions, absent undue hardship.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10-20%.
  • Current valid driver\'s license and ability to provide personal transportation for meetings and job visits away from the office with reimbursement.

Our company culture includes a robust mix of sound business practices and employee initiatives that promote personal and professional development, work/life balance, health and wellness and community involvement.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We believe every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran or military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law in the relevant jurisdiction. T