Global Procurement - Sourcing Associate

    • Tampa, FL

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Sourcing Associate in Tampa, FL. This position leads/supports execution of sourcing projects in collaboration with Procurement category owners and sourcing managers. This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to office environment when COVID-19 ramps down. Responsibilities:

  • Support and/or lead execution of procurement plans depending on category/project complexity
  • Assist with identification & screening/selection of potential sources and recommend appropriate sourcing method
  • Assist with preparation of competitive go-to-market events (solicitation of bids, quotations and proposals) with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions
  • Evaluate proposals, assess risk and recommend overall best offer for a product or service
  • Assist in the preparation of and/or issue contracts and SOWs (or large purchase orders) for legal review and approval
  • Maintain agreement files as required
  • As part of implementation, review product availability and/or pricing information with suppliers
  • Provide internal and market analytics to support capture of best value for company
  • Prepare periodic category performance reports for assigned categories


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance, Science, and/or Engineering
  • 2-4 years of exact negotiating skills and work experience
  • 1-3 years Procurement/Procurement-IT Consulting Services and/or draft software
  • Prior work experience in Clinical Research, Drug Discovery, Product Development a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment is required
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong contract management skills
  • Proficiency in Ariba, Microsoft Word and Power Point and Excel (advanced)
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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