Under general supervision, supports enterprise-wide strategic sourcing using FedEx sourcing methodology. Develops, executes and manages strategies for moderately complex categories. Responsible for strategic functions Including: evaluation of category/spend information, benchmarking and creation of recommendations for short and long term sourcing practices. Develops category expertise, category management expertise and market contacts working with suppliers in all aspects of sourcing. Leads internal projects/programs with guidance. Participates in supplier negotiations supporting senior staff and leadership in moderately complex categories of significant corporate impact. Collaborates with business stakeholders, finance and legal.
Job Specific Information
Maintain key IT supplier relationships and stay current on products, services, and competition
Support enterprise initiatives within IT category area
Demonstrate ability to manage supplier relationships, execute strategic sourcing initiatives, and perform IT category management
Drive continuous improvement within assigned commodity area through effective use of tools and processes
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus
Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems at an enterprise level
Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to communicate to any level
Strong decision science and data analysis skills leveraging analytical tools such as Microsoft Excel
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective stakeholder relationships
Strong planning, organization, and project management skills
Advanced level skills with MS Office Suite
Quality Driven Management process and associated tools knowledge
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Bachelor's Degree/equivalency in supply chain, business, finance, economics, or other quantitative disciplines.
Minimum two (2) years’ work experience in sourcing and/or measurement and analysis of sourcing along with quantitative business problem solving.
An excellent working knowledge of current technology tools/advances.
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