Senior Sourcing & Procurement Consultant
Location:
Minnetonka , Minnesota
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
886316429
Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Senior Sourcing & Procurement Consultant in Minnetonka, MN. This is a long term opportunity for the right person. If you would like to pursue a great opportunity and enjoy working for a fast paced company, then Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


***Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This employer will not sponsor applicants with the following work visas:
H1B, H2B, E3, TN1***

SUMMARY:
This position offers an exciting opportunity in Enterprise Sourcing & Procurement (ES&P) group for an experienced contracting professional.

The Senior Sourcing & Procurement Consultant will provide complex commercial contract drafting, redlining and contract negotiation services to the Enterprise Sourcing & Procurement group's Marketing Services commodity team, (Marketing Strategy and Creative Services, Interactive/Digital marketing, Media Buying, Sponsorships, Publicity and Market Research) and other indirect spend categories as assigned. We are looking for a proven professional who can successfully deliver on initiatives that will often have broad and meaningful impact on the business.

In general, you will be required to draft, redline and negotiate contract terms and conditions, including master service agreements, statements (scopes) of work and amendments.

DESCRIPTION:

Draft, review and redline legal contracts, Master Agreements and statements of work (SOW) in cooperation with internal stakeholders and external business partners.
Gather and coordinate information from business stakeholders and vendors as needed for each contract type.
Perform review of contracts for business accuracy and legal form.
Negotiate rates, value adds, service level agreements (SLA's) and contract terms
Develop impactful SLA's or key performance indicators (KPI's) for a supplier's services
Partner with ES&P, Legal, Information Risk Management, Finance and business units to minimize and mitigate risk to the business.
Provide sound contract oversight to assure business agreements are made and approved in accordance with corporate objectives and policies.
Articulate, defend and present contracting strategies and approaches (of both parties) with business stakeholders and management as necessary to gain support and buy-in on negotiation strategies and efforts.
Maintain an in-depth knowledge and working understanding of commercial contracting methods.
Develop solutions to complex contracting issues, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation, ensuring solutions are consistent with organization objectives and in-line with corporate contracting guidelines.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of 4 years of broad transaction background in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements across multiple areas of business. Must be able to create and negotiate contracts using proposals, business requirements and other relevant data.
Extensive contract drafting and terminology knowledge that includes solid understanding of subtleties of contact language, risk based language, contracting traps and pitfalls to avoid, document management and control, and legal acuity.
Demonstrated track record of positive impact in all positions held.
Ability to negotiate and communicate complex concepts/business issues verbally and in writing to customers, management and suppliers.
Ability to respond effectively and quickly to customers' needs and issues.
Proven ability to develop business relationships.
Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment.
Proven hands-on track record of managing multiple, often competing, priorities, tasks and objectives.
Highly professional with superior verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with all levels of an organization and diverse audiences.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

JD degree
Experience in the healthcare industry or other highly regulated industry




This is a 5+ month contract to hire opportunity.


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Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract employees.

HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates interested in this Opportunity should apply IMMEDIATELY. DO NOT DELAY. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to fill out your application. If you have any questions, you can contact Kevin Ziegler at kevin.ziegler@adeccona.com.



IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
This position is being recruited for by Adecco's Service Delivery Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the "apply now" button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above, however your resume must be received via the "apply now" button included within to be considered.


The Adecco Group is a 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. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Adecco Group offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities.

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