Job Location: United States : Missouri : ST. LOUIS Alternate Job Location : Not Applicable : Not Applicable
This opportunity within Strategic Insurance Services allows utilizing your sourcing skills with insurance, finance, risk and other aspects of the industry.
- Performs as the seasoned level job working under minimal supervision develops procurement sourcing and negotiation strategies for assigned medium to large dollar value commodities or assigned business clients.
- Assesses business clients’ current and future needs and expectations. Reviews clients’ spend levels, and conducts cost/ benefits analysis. Partners with clients on strategy, contract negotiations and the purchasing processes.
- Ensures that business requirements are included in sourcing strategies and the statement of work.
- Negotiates large dollar, complex sourcing events to obtain the highest value in the commodities and services purchased.
- Manages contract expirations, and plans actions to realize cost reductions and quality improvements. Develops commodity specific RFPs and is engaged in RFP analysis.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent formal training.
- 5 - 8+ years relevant experience.
- Skillfully sells and uses leveraged sourcing concepts to generate new sourcing opportunities.
- Uses e-Procurement and e-sourcing tools, and incorporates Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) concepts to drive sourcing projects.
- Ensures that metrics and reporting are included in all contracts including cost savings, lost savings, and areas of contract non-compliance to improve knowledge for future negotiations.
Up to 15%
Strategic Insurance Services
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Requisition #: 38462