Kforce

Sourcing Specialist

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Sourcing Specialist in Seattle, WA.Responsibilities:Project Management:

  • Assist and support sourcing managers with timely and accurate execution of sourcing activities, including proactively communicating project information and engaging with suppliers and cross-functional teams
  • Effectively and independently manage multiple projects and deadlines through the lens of partnership
  • Acts as a sourcing consultant to cross-functional team for projects
  • Responsible for administrative processes and activity reporting associated with projects


Skills

  • Desired Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business, engineering or other related fields
  • 3+ years process and project management and/or sourcing experience
  • Experience working with Ariba for sourcing engagements (2+ Years)
  • 0-2+ years procurement, analytics, finance, planning, engineering, supply chain or other relevant experience
  • Intermediate to Master in MS Office Suite, (including Excel pivot tables, managing complex formulas + data); also knowledgeable in BI Apps, Oracle ERS, SAP Ariba, Power BI, Tableau, or other like systems
  • Ability to understand complex Services, IT or retail digital marketing contracts
  • Understanding of Contracts/Statements of Work /Purchase Order/Supplier set up/BPA Process
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills, as well as a keen attention to detail
  • General knowledge of sourcing, procurement, IT and other services
  • Customer serviced-focused
  • Willingness to learn critical business & legal requirements and contracting best practices
  • Knowledge of business ethics and Ethical Sourcing Requirements
  • Execute Purchase Orders & Statements of Work concentrating on best value for the company
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of Excel, Oracle, BI Apps, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and others
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.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."