Commodity Manager

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted: November 25, 2016
  • Reference ID: 278989642
Our client, a leader in the financial/banking industry with locations from coast to coast, is currently recruiting for a Commodity Manager. This is a global Fortune 500 Company, and a foot in the door has the possibility to open additional opportunities. Many of our associates have enhanced their current skills, had their contracts extended, converted to full time employment, or been re-deployed after their assignment ends. As a contractor at Adecco, you will have benefits available after one week of employment. These are highlighted in detail below. Position Details: Position(s): Commodity Manager Location: Atlanta GA Hours: 8-5 MF Pay Rates: $47.16/hr Length: 6 month contract Job Description: The Bank's Supply Chain Management organization is seeking an experienced Strategic Sourcing professional responsible for developing and implementing enterprise wide sourcing strategies for support services projects in the Corporate Services (Indirect) area. In particular, the Sourcing Commodity Manger Temp is responsible for negotiating professional services and consulting services contract agreements with leading firms to support project needs on behalf of a wide variety of business units. They will be part of a larger team dedicated for the same purpose and take direction and guidance from a Senior Commodity Manager. The position will require the following skills and experience: in-depth procurement contracting and market place knowledge, understanding of business unit requirements, financial analysis and recommendations, services contract terms and writing (including knowledge of the variety of contract types), development of negotiation strategies and supplier negotiation, risk assessment and mitigation and effective stakeholder engagement. Further, the Commodity Manager is responsible for guiding and supporting the business units in sourcing projects and initiatives. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Source qualified suppliers and negotiate optimal contractual agreements for consulting and professional services projects, often complex, of high-value and under short deadlines. RFx development, managing input to e-Sourcing tool, requirements/scope definition and refinement, contract drafting, execution and administration. Develop project contract and negotiation strategies for assigned projects; negotiate final agreements and changes MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Business or related field; 10 years of significant strategic sourcing experience and 5 years specific applied experience dealing with professional services and consulting firms in a financial services or Fortune 500 company preferred Cross functional/organizational team management and facilitation skills (internal and external) Demonstrated understanding of entire supply chain life cycle and cost drivers Strong negotiation and contract creation skills Applied knowledge of ERP systems Demonstrated data and financial analysis capability Solid project management and continuous improvement skills required Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills Successful experiences in negotiating with senior level management of suppliers required Strong verbal and written communication skills. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: CPM, CPIM certification a strong plus. Ariba experience strongly preferred. Corporate services purchasing experience with specialized application in finance industry a plus. MBA preferred. Highlights of Working with Adecco: Why Adecco? Because Adecco provides one of the most COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits available to you as a contractor after one week of employment include: * Medical Coverage - access to an affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage plan * 401(k) - Adecco offers all temporary employees the ability to participate in a 401(k) savings program * Pay Options/Direct Deposit - we make it as easy as possible for you to get paid * Service Bonus - rewarding employees who make an extended work commitment * Paid Holidays - selected paid holiday, based on accrued hour requirement * State-of-the-art Career Center - training and resources available for all employees * Highly trained and professional staff - Our team cares about you and your career Adecco is an equal opportunity employer. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your Professional Career.

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